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Breast-conserving surgery has equivalent effect as mastectomy on stage I breast cancer prognosis only when followed by radiotherapy

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Sappino, André
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Published in Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2003, vol. 69, no. 3, p. 277-84
Abstract Early-stage breast cancer is increasing and consequently the use of breast-conserving surgery (BCS). We examined the effect of mastectomy and BCS on overall and breast cancer survival in routine health care in Geneva, Switzerland.
Keywords AgedBreast Neoplasms/mortality/radiotherapy/surgeryCombined Modality TherapyFemaleHumansMastectomyMastectomy, SegmentalMiddle AgedRetrospective StudiesSurvival RateTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 14644487
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Research group Groupe Bouchardy Magnin Christine (Registre genevois des tumeurs) (532)
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RAPITI AYLWARD, Elisabetta et al. Breast-conserving surgery has equivalent effect as mastectomy on stage I breast cancer prognosis only when followed by radiotherapy. In: Radiotherapy and Oncology, 2003, vol. 69, n° 3, p. 277-84. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:45333

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