Utilization of hypofractionated whole-breast radiation therapy in patients receiving chemotherapy: a National Cancer Database analysis

Utilization of hypofractionated whole-breast radiation therapy in patients receiving... Breast Cancer Res Treat (2017) 165:445–453 DOI 10.1007/s10549-017-4345-y EPIDEMIOLOGY Utilization of hypofractionated whole-breast radiation therapy in patients receiving chemotherapy: a National Cancer Database analysis 1 1 1 1 • • • • Tejan P. Diwanji Jason K. Molitoris Arpit M. Chhabra James W. Snider 2 3 3 • • • Soren M. Bentzen Katherine H. Tkaczuk Paula Y. Rosenblatt 4 4 5 5 • • • • Susan B. Kesmodel Emily C. Bellavance Randi J. Cohen Sally B. Cheston 5 5 Elizabeth M. Nichols Steven J. Feigenberg Received: 24 May 2017 / Accepted: 16 June 2017 / Published online: 21 June 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract Results A total of 56,836 women were treated with Purpose Results from four major hypofractionated whole- chemotherapy and WBRT (without regional nodal irradia- breast radiotherapy (HF-WBRT) trials have demonstrated tion) from 2004 to 2013; 9.0% (n = 5093) were treated with equivalence in select patients with early-stage breast cancer HF-WBRT. Utilization of HF-WBRT increased from 4.6% in when compared with conventionally fractionated WBRT 2004 to 18.2% in 2013 (odds ratio [OR] 1.21/year; (CF-WBRT). Because relatively little data were available P\ 0.001). Among patients receiving chemotherapy, factors on patients receiving neoadjuvant or http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Breast Cancer Research and Treatment Springer Journals

Utilization of hypofractionated whole-breast radiation therapy in patients receiving chemotherapy: a National Cancer Database analysis

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Oncology
ISSN
0167-6806
eISSN
1573-7217
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10549-017-4345-y
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