Publication Online – September 2016 Print – March 2017
This update discusses new literature since the original consensus statement was published in 2009, revises the "suitable," "cautionary" and "unsuitable" patient groups for APBI, and provides guidance on use of intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) for partial breast irradiation in early-stage breast cancer.
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ResourcesRadiation Therapy for Breast CancerClinical ControversiesFirst Results of a phase II trial of once-weekly hypofractionated breast irradiation
Author SocietyAmerican Society for Radiation Oncology
Previous versionAccelerated partial breast irradiation consensus statement from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) - 2009
EndorsementsSociety of Surgical Oncology
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