Chirag Shah, MD | Authors

POINT: Should Radiation Therapy After Surgery for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Be Standard Practice?

August 15, 2017

At this time RT following BCS remains the standard of care for most patients. Current tools, including prognostic scores and tumor genetics, have failed to identify a cohort for whom RT confers no benefit with respect to invasive recurrences.

Accelerated Partial-Breast Irradiation: Does the Evidence Stack Up?

April 15, 2013

APBI is a technique that offers women with early-stage breast cancer a choice. The preponderance of evidence supports the efficacy and safety of this technique, and it should continue to be offered to appropriately selected patients on and off protocol.

Granulocytic Sarcoma in a Patient With Myelodysplastic Syndrome

July 01, 2008

Our case illustrates the fact that MDS-associated GS can be treated palliatively with radiation and hypomethylating agents in an appropriate setting. With the growing geriatric patient population, effective treatment options are needed in this disease.