Randomized trial comparing axillary clearance versus no axillary clearance in older patients with breast cancer: first results of International Breast Cancer Study Group Trial 10-93

Rudenstam, CM; Zahrieh, D; Forbes, JF; Crivellari, D; Holmberg, SB; Rey, P; Dent, D; Campbell, I; Bernhard, J; Price, KN; Castiglione-Gertsch, M; Goldhirsch, A; Gelber, RD; Coates, AS; International, Breast Cancer Study Group (2006). Randomized trial comparing axillary clearance versus no axillary clearance in older patients with breast cancer: first results of International Breast Cancer Study Group Trial 10-93. Journal of clinical oncology, 24(3), pp. 337-44. Alexandria, Va.: American Society of Clinical Oncology 10.1200/JCO.2005.01.5784

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Axillary clearance in early breast cancer aims to improve locoregional control and provide staging information but is associated with undesirable morbidity. We therefore investigated whether avoiding axillary surgery in older women would result in improved quality of life (QL) with similar disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS).

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Haematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine and Hospital Pharmacy (DOLS) > Clinic of Medical Oncology

UniBE Contributor:

Bernhard, Jürg and Castiglione-Gertsch, Monica

ISSN:

0732-183X

ISBN:

16344321

Publisher:

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:46

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 21:45

Publisher DOI:

10.1200/JCO.2005.01.5784

PubMed ID:

16344321

Web of Science ID:

000234776300007

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/18983 (FactScience: 1266)

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