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No breast cancer subgroup can be spared postoperative radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery. Fifteen-year results from the Swedish Breast Cancer Group randomised trial, SweBCG 91 RT.

Journal article
Authors F Killander
Per Karlsson
H Anderson
J Mattsson
E Holmberg
Dan Lundstedt
L Holmberg
P Malmström
Published in European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990)
Volume 67
Pages 57-65
ISSN 1879-0852
Publication year 2016
Published at Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Oncology
Pages 57-65
Language en
Keywords breast cancer, radiotherapy
Subject categories Cancer and Oncology


Breast-conserving surgery (BCS) followed by radiotherapy (RT) is an established treatment for women with T1-2N0 breast cancers. Since subgroups of patients have low ipsilateral breast tumour recurrence (IBTR) rates, it is important to study whether RT is necessary for all patients.

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