Author | Kent W. Mouw, MD, PhD

Articles

Irradiation in Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Conventional Whole-Breast, Accelerated Partial-Breast, and Accelerated Whole-Breast Strategies Compared

September 13, 2012

Given their greater convenience and, in most cases, decreased costs, APBI and AWBI are becoming increasingly popular alternatives to conventional WBI for early-stage breast cancer patients who desire BCT. However, given the protracted time to local recurrence and complications following BCT, definitive results from randomized clinical trials comparing conventional WBI vs AWBI or APBI are limited.