Reference : Tumor Margin after conservative breast cancer surgery for early disease: an issue or not ?
Scientific journals : Article
Human health sciences : Oncology
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/40361
Tumor Margin after conservative breast cancer surgery for early disease: an issue or not ?
English
Coucke, Philippe mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > > Radiothérapie >]
Vavassis, Peter [hopital Maisonneuve-Rosemont - Montreal > Radiation oncology > > >]
Vanderick, JEAN mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > > Radiothérapie >]
Jerusalem, Guy mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > > Oncologie médicale >]
2009
Belgian Journal of Medical Oncology [=BJMO]
Ariez Medical Publishing
3
3
93-100
Yes (verified by ORBi)
National
1784-7141
Amsterdam
Netherlands
[en] conservative breast surgery ; margin status ; extensive intraductal componant ; age
[en] Summary
is standard of care. However, the question is Conservative breast surgery (CBS), i.e. tumorec- whether this approach is able to consolidate local tomy (TUM), has replaced more radical surgical control irrespective of the extent of the surgical approaches such as mastectomy (MAST) and margin. No consensus exists in the literature con-quadrantectomy (QUAD). The aim of surgeons is
cerning what should be considered as a minimal to avoid recurrence and still obtain a good cos-and hence a safe margin. This review will summetic result. After CBS for early disease, adjuvant marize the published data in order to try to define radiation consisting of whole breast irradiation a pragmatic treatment approach. followed by a boost dose on the surgical bed is standard of care. However, the question is whether this approach is able to consolidate local control irrespective of the extent of the surgical margin. No consensus exists in the literature concerning what should be considered as a minimal and hence a safe margin. This review will summarize the published data in order to try to define
a pragmatic treatment approach.
Researchers ; Professionals ; Students ; General public ; Others
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/40361

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