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Abstract
A recent study on the shoulder-arm morbidity of the breast cancer UK START trials in axillary node positive women argues that hypofractionated lymph node radiation therapy is safe, as the long-term complications rates such as arm edema and shoulder stiffness remained low at 10-year follow-up (1). Can the authors’ conclusions apply to all patients with breast cancer who require lymph nodes irradiation after lumpectomy or mastectomy? Is hypofractionation really safe?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S584-S586
JournalTranslational Cancer Research
Volume7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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