Patterns and correlates of adjuvant radiotherapy receipt after lumpectomy and after mastectomy for breast cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Mastectomy
  • Mastectomy, Segmental
  • Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
  • Patient Selection
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'

abstract

  • RT receipt was consistently high across sociodemographic subgroups after BCS but was lower after mastectomy, even among patients with strong indications for treatment, in whom clinical benefit is similar. Surgeon involvement had a strong influence on RT receipt.

publication date

  • May 10, 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2881720

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2009.26.8433

PubMed ID

  • 20351324

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2396

end page

  • 403

volume

  • 28

number

  • 14