Outcome analysis of breast cancer patients receiving breast-conserving surgery in Southern Italy

G. Frasci, Anna Crispo, G. D'Aiuto, M. Barba, M. Rinaldo, M. De Marco, M. Grimaldi, I. Capasso, G. Botti, M. Di Bonito, M. Montella

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Abstract

The purpose of the current analysis was to evaluate the outcome of patients enrolled at the National Cancer Institute of Naples between 1997 and 2000, who underwent breast-conserving surgery. Between January 1997 and December 2000, 946 patients had been diagnosed with T1 or T2 (≤3 cm) breast carcinoma. At the time of the present analysis (31-12-2005), all patients had been followed for >5 years. A Cox proportional hazards model was performed. Overall, 7-year Locoregional Relapse-free survival (LRFS) and Distant Relapse-free Survival (DRFS) rates were 95.9% and 88.4%, respectively. Seven-year DRFS was 91.2% and 79.3% in T1 and T2 stage, respectively (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)269-277
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Chemotherapy
Volume20
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2008

Keywords

  • Breast cancer
  • Breast-conserving surgery
  • Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Microbiology (medical)

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