Role of Nodal Irradiation in Breast Cancer. Carol Marquez, M.D. Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Medicine OHSU. Goals of discussion. Review of randomized literature Present factors associated with axillary node involvement
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Role of Nodal Irradiation in Breast Cancer
Carol Marquez, M.D.
Department of Radiation Medicine
Review of randomized literature
Present factors associated with axillary node involvement
Discuss changing role of radiation in era of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB)
Give guidelines for inclusion of nodal fields
Explore techniques for treatment
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