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To assess the role of interstitial brachytherapy alone compared to whole breast irradiation in a defined low-risk group of invasive breast cancer or ductal carcinoma in situ concerning local failure (all ipsilateral local recurrences) to affirm the hypothesis that local control rates in each arm are equivalent.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Dose Comparison, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Accelerated partial breast irradiation, External beam whole breast irradiation
University Hospital AKH Wien, Department of Radiotherapy and Radiobiology
Active, not recruiting
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:41:27-0400
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