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Radiation Boost After Breast-Conserving Surgery Plus WBRT May Be Beneficial for Patients with DCIS

Medscape (9/29, O'Rourke) reports that “a retrospective study involving 4000 patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) has demonstrated that a radiation boost after breast-conserving surgery plus whole-breast radiation therapy (WBRT) provides a clinically relevant reduction in local recurrence of 3.6% at 15 years.” The findings were presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology 2016 Annual Meeting. 

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