NSABP B-17

  • NSABP B-17:
    • A Phase III Randomized Study of:
      • Postoperative Radiotherapy Following Segmental Mastectomy and Axillary Dissection in Patients with:
        • Noninvasive Intraductal Adenocarcinoma of the Breast:
    • Compared lumpectomy alone to lumpectomy plus breast irradiation:
      • In 818 patients with localized DCIS
    • This trial concluded:
      • That radiotherapy significantly decreases the rate of invasive cancer and DCIS in the ipsilateral breast by:
        • Approximately 50%

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