Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

Publication Date: April 1, 2017
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Which patients may be considered for APBI outside of a clinical trial?

Age

Include age greater than or equal to 50 years in the “suitable” group. (WR, M)
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Which patients may be considered for intraoperative PBI?

Patients interested in cancer control equivalent to that achieved with WBI postlumpectomy for breast conservation should be counseled that in 2 clinical trials the risk of IBTR was higher with IORT. (SR, H)
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Overview

Title

Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

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