Early-stage breast cancer conservative treatment: high-dose-rate brachytherapy boost in a single fraction of 700 cGy to the tumour bed

Clinical and Translational Oncology, 05/11/2012

HDR brachytherapy (HDR–BT) boost in one fraction is an effective, simple and safe method for reducing local recurrence (LR). The outpatient setting and shorter treatment duration represent undeniable advantages.

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