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To determine local disease control (recurrence) with shorter course of APBI delivered with a breast brachytherapy applicator.
Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
APBI (Dose Escalation), Contura MLB Breast Brachytherapy Catheter
William Beaumont Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:44-0400
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Carbohydrate antigen elevated in patients with tumors of the breast, ovary, lung, and prostate as well as other disorders. The mucin is expressed normally by most glandular epithelia but shows particularly increased expression in the breast at lactation and in malignancy. It is thus an established serum marker for breast cancer.
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