Mastectomy With Immediate Expander-Implant Reconstruction, Adjuvant Chemotherapy, and Radiation for Stage II-III Breast Cancer: Treatment Intervals and Clinical Outcomes Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Algorithms
  • Breast Implants
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Mammaplasty
  • Mastectomy

abstract

  • Mastectomy with immediate expander-implant reconstruction, adjuvant chemotherapy, and radiation results in a median interval of 8 weeks from completion of chemotherapy to initiation of radiation and seems to be associated with acceptable 5-year locoregional control, distant metastasis-free survival, and overall survival.

publication date

  • January 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2007.05.032

PubMed ID

  • 17855006

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 43

end page

  • 50

volume

  • 70

number

  • 1