Author | Yongbok Kim, MD

Articles

The Allegheny General Modification of the Harvard Breast Cosmesis Scale for the Retreated Breast

October 23, 2009

Repeat lumpectomy and retreatment radiotherapy following ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence (IBTR) by either external-beam irradiation or brachytherapy in lieu of salvage mastectomy is an area of significant recent clinical interest. Multiple authors have reported their results, with encouraging numbers of patients avoiding mastectomy.[1‑4]