Cancer Institute A national cancer institute
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Stefanie S. Jeffrey, MD

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  • Predictors of reexcision findings and recurrence after breast conservation INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS Smitt, M. C., Nowels, K., Carlson, R. W., Jeffrey, S. S. 2003; 57 (4): 979-985


    To identify predictors of reexcision findings and local recurrence in the setting of breast-conserving therapy with radiation.The records of 535 patients who underwent breast-conserving surgery followed by radiation for Stage I or II cancer between 1972 and 1996 were reviewed. The mean follow-up period for surviving patients without evidence of recurrence is 6 years. Various clinical and pathologic prognostic factors were examined for significance with regard to reexcision findings and recurrence rates. Pathologic margin status was classified as negative, close (

    View details for DOI 10.1016/S0360-3016(03)00740-5

    View details for Web of Science ID 000186293800010

    View details for PubMedID 14575828

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