What is the appropriate timeline to start post mastectomy chest wall/regional nodal XRT (+/- reconstruction) after surgery?   

What if Medical Oncology wants to give more systemic therapy and further delay XRT start date?
What should we be telling the Breast/Plastic surgeon/Medical Oncologist is the Radiation Oncologist's expectation of a reasonable XRT start date (assuming the patient is healed and ready to go) after mastectomy?

Answer from: Radiation Oncologist at Academic Institution
Radiation Oncologist at Mon Health
Thank you. Would you prefer the expanders to be co...
Radiation Oncologist at Munson Medical Center
If the contralateral expander is too full, it can ...
Radiation Oncologist at Harvard Medical School
We fully expand bilaterally (some plastic surgeons...
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