External beam radiotherapy reduces risk of subsequent mastectomy in patients with invasive breast cancer

Standard external beam radiotherapy provided a higher breast preservation rate than brachytherapy in women age 66 and older with invasive breast cancer, according to a study published in the February 1, 2014 print edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics (Red Journal), the official scientific journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).
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