Published in Cancer Weekly, February 8th, 2005
The British Columbia randomized radiation therapy trial was designed to determine the effect on survival of the addition of locoregional radiation therapy (radiation to the lymph nodes and chest wall) to a course of chemotherapy after radical mastectomy in premenopausal women with lymph node-positive breast cancer. Between 1979 and 1986, 318 patients were randomly assigned to receive no radiation therapy or to...
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