Radiation Oncology

Breast Surgery   

Questions discussed in this category



Do you follow invasive or DCIS guidelines? Would you consider re-excision in a patient with multifocal microinvasive carcinoma of the breast arising i...

I have a patient who will be climbing to the base camp of Mount Everest. Does a climb to 15,000 feet increase her risk? Should she wear a compression ...

Would you treat this as a locally advanced breast cancer and offer surgery, radiation, and systemic therapy? Does your management change depending on ...

Is there a role for routine use of additional or alternative imaging modalities for these patients, such as tomosynthesis, MRI, or ultrasound?  I...

Randomized trials in the 1980s demonstrated equivalent survival and disease control outcomes for lumpectomy + RT vs mastectomy, but several recent pop...

Has the recent 12-year ECOG update for surgical excision of DCIS without radiation therapy changed your practice management?


Papers discussed in this category


J Clin Oncol, 2015 Mar 1

J. Clin. Oncol., 2015 Sep 14

Breast J, 1999 Jan

Ann Surg Oncol, 2010 Oct

JAMA, 2013 Oct 9

JAMA, 2011 Feb 9

Lancet Oncol., 2013-04-01

Lancet Oncol., 2014-11-01

Breast, 2017-02-01

J. Clin. Oncol., 2015-01-20

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2014 Mar 1

Breast Cancer Res. Treat.,

Ann. Surg.,

Breast Cancer Res. Treat., 2013 Aug 04

J. Clin. Oncol., 2015 Dec 07

Lancet Oncol., 2016 Aug 30

NPJ Breast Cancer, 2016

Ann. Surg.,

J Cancer, 2017 Aug 22