Age, Subtype Impact Outcomes More Than Surgical Extent in Breast Cancer

Virginia Powers, PhD
Published: Saturday, Mar 18, 2017

“In fact, the 2013 SSO/ASTRO guidelines on margins for BCS with whole breast radiotherapy in stages I and II invasive breast cancer recommend that positive margins associate with a 2-fold increase and negative margins minimize the risk of ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence,” King said. “The guidelines further state that there is no evidence that wider margins are warranted in younger patients or in more aggressive subtypes (Moran et al. J Clin Oncol. 2014).

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