Guideline adherence for early breast cancer before and after introduction of the sentinel node biopsy

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Schaapveld, M; de Vries, E G E; Otter, R; de Vries, J; Dolsma, W V; Willemse, P H B;
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: British Journal of Cancer,volume 93,issue 5,pages520-528 (issn: 0007-0920, eissn: 1532-1827)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6602747, pmc: PMC2361605
  • Subject: ELDERLY-WOMEN | GEOGRAPHIC-VARIATION | sentinel node biopsy | breast cancer | regional variation | OLDER WOMEN | UMCG Approved | RADIATION-THERAPY | breast-conserving surgery | guideline adherence | CONSERVING THERAPY | Clinical Studies | ADJUVANT RADIOTHERAPY | QUALITY-OF-LIFE | STAGE-I | AXILLARY DISSECTION | SURGICAL-TREATMENT

This population-based study aimed to analyse variations in surgical treatment and guideline compliance with respect to the application of radiotherapy and axillary lymph node dissection (ALND), for early breast cancer, before and after the sentinel node biopsy (SNB) int... View more
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