Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy in Breast Cancer Patients with 1-3 Positive Lymph Nodes: Is it Indicated?

Part of the Surgical Grand Rounds Series - Sandra R. DiBrito, MD, PHD, Victoria M. Kim, MD, Richard Gilmore, MD explain the standard of care effect of radiotherapy after mastectomy and if it decreases recurrence and improve survival in postmastectomy patients with 1-3 lymph nodes. Dr. Gilmore further defines radiation therapy and its effects, and reviews breast reconstructive surgery effects.

 


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