Recurrence rates after accelerated partial breast RT on par with whole-breast RT

Published in the November 2008 issue of Oncology News International

By Jordana Bieze Foster

Accelerated partial breast irradiation using balloon brachytherapy drastically shortens treatment duration without affecting mortality and ipsilateral recurrence rates, according to three- and four-year follow-up data presented at ASTRO 2008.

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