Avoiding radiotherapy is an option for some older patients with breast cancer

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Published: 16 Dec 2013
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Prof Ian Kunkler - University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Omission of radiotherapy is a reasonable option for women age 65 or older who receive hormone therapy after breast-conserving surgery for hormone receptor-positive, axillary node-negative breast cancer, according to results of the PRIME 2 trial presented at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

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