Adjuvant radiotherapy after conservative surgery for breast cancer: Is it always necessary?
Loncaster J., Dodwell D.
Breast irradiation is used to reduce the risk of within-breast recurrence following conservative surgery. This review examines factors - particularly patient age - that may be used to select patients at low risk of local failure where radiotherapy may not be necessary. © 2003 The Royal College of Radiologists. Published by Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.