Author | Bruce G. Haffty, MD


ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Ductal Carcinoma in Situ

June 15, 2015

Management of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) commonly involves excision, radiotherapy, and hormonal therapy. Radiotherapy is employed for local control in breast conservation. Evidence is evolving for several radiotherapy techniques exist beyond standard whole-breast irradiation.

Significance of Tumor Biology on Local Control in Breast Cancer

November 15, 2014

The incorporation of molecular subtypes into the locoregional management of breast cancer has lagged behind its use in systemic therapy. Omission or dose-intensification of RT based on subtypes should be investigated in future trials.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Local-Regional Recurrence (LRR) and Salvage Surgery-Breast Cancer

February 15, 2014

Management recommendations for breast cancer local-regional recurrence (LRR), including patient scenarios, are reviewed, and represent evidence-based data and expert opinion of the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria Expert Panel on LRR.

Key Points in Repeat Breast-Conservation Therapy

October 13, 2009

Chadha et al are to be commended for their excellent review of repeat breast-conservation therapy after isolated in-breast local failures. We will briefly review several important points already made by the study authors.