Brachytherapy for accelerated partial breast irradiation after breast-conserving surgery for early stage breast cancer

BlueCross BlueShield Association
Record ID 32003000747
Authors' objectives:

This Assessment reviews the available evidence to compare the outcomes of accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) using brachytherapy with those of whole-breast external-beam radiation therapy (WB-EBRT) after breast-conserving surgery.

Authors' methods: Systematic review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2002
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Brachytherapy
  • Breast Neoplasms
Organisation Name: BlueCross BlueShield Association
Contact Address: BlueCross BlueShield Association, Technology Evaluation Center, 225 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tel: 888 832 4321
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