ASTRO 2005 Breast Cancer Highlights
The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: November 4, 2005
OncoLink selected breast cancer topics from the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology October 16-20, 2005, held in Denver, Colorado.
Lumpectomy Plus Tamoxifen or Arimidex With or Without Whole Breast Irradiation in Women with Favorable Early Breast Cancer
Location and Control of Local Disease Predict Overall Survival and Distant Metastases Free Survival in Patients with Ipsilateral Breast Tumor Recurrence after Breast Conserving Therapy for Stage I/II Breast Cancer
Concurrent Trastuzumab and Radiation Therapy (RT) in the Adjuvant Treatment of Breast Cancer
Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS) in Association with Invasive Breast Cancer: Does LCIS Predict for Local Recurrence?
Radiation is an Important Component of Therapy for Patients with Stage III Breast Cancer Who Achieve a Pathological Complete Response after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
ASTRO: Short Course of Breast Cancer Irradiation Effective
Oct 23, 2014 - A three week course of radiation treatment may be as effective as six weeks or more in patients with early-stage breast cancer, according to research presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, held from Nov. 1 to 5 in Chicago. In a related study presented at the meeting, adding radiation to the internal mammary lymph nodes does not improve survival in patients with early-stage breast cancer.
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Wednesday, October 19, 2005
Monday, October 17, 2005, including Plenary Sessions
Tuesday, October 18, 2005, including Mini-Plenary Sessions
Sunday, May 15, 2005
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