Ann Surg Oncol (2018) 25:1788–1790 https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6493-7 ED ITORIA L – BREA S T O NCOLO G Y Is There a Role for Postmastectomy Radiation (PMRT) in Patients with T1–2 Tumors and One to Three Positive Lymph Nodes Treated in the Modern Era? Nisha Ohri, MD and Bruce G. Haffty, MD Department of Radiation Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson and New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ Postmastectomy radiation (PMRT) has been shown in Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group (NCIC multiple randomized trials to reduce locoregional recur- CTG) MA.20 trial included patients undergoing lumpec- rence (LRR) rates and improve survival in women with tomy, with 85% having N1 disease and 50% having only 1–3 locally advanced breast cancer. The role of PMRT in one positive lymph node. The European Organization for patients with early-stage T1–2 disease with limited nodal Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) 22922 trial metastasis remains a subject of ongoing debate. Contro- included patients undergoing lumpectomy or mastectomy versy surrounding the optimal locoregional management of (24%), with 43% having N1 disease and 44% having N0 the subset with one to three positive nodes
Annals of Surgical Oncology – Springer Journals
Published: Apr 26, 2018
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