Radiotherapy after breast-preserving surgery in women with localized cancer of the breast

Umberto Veronesi, Alberto Luini, Marcella Del Vecchio, Marco Greco, Viviana Galimberti, Mirella Merson, Franco Rilke, Virgilio Sacchini, Roberto Saccozzi, Tommaso Savio, Roberto Zucali, Stefano Zurrida, Bruno Salvadori

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Abstract

Background and Methods. Conservative surgery and radiotherapy have become well-established treatments for breast cancer, and many trials in progress are attempting to define the most acceptable type of procedure. Between 1987 and 1989 we randomly assigned 567 women with small breast cancers (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1587-1591
Number of pages5
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume328
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - Jun 3 1993

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  • Medicine(all)

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