Reference : L'irradiation partielle du sein et le role de la curietherapie: une nouvelle approche...
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Human health sciences : Oncology
L'irradiation partielle du sein et le role de la curietherapie: une nouvelle approche therapeutique pour les carcinomes mammaires de bon pronostic
[en] Partial Breast Irradiation: The Role of Brachytherapy. A New Treatment Option for Early Breast Cancer
Jansen, Nicolas mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Radiothérapie >]
Nickers, Philippe mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > > Département des sciences cliniques >]
Deneufbourg, Jean-Marie mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Services généraux (Faculté de médecine) > Relations académiques et scientifiques (Médecine) >]
Revue Médicale de Liège
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[en] partial irradiation ; breast ; brachytherapy
[fr] radiothérapie ; sein ; curiethérapie
[en] Early breast cancer can be treated by conservative surgery followed by partial breast irradiation. This recent treatment replaces classical external beam whole breast radiotherapy. Several techniques are available but most experience does exist with interstitial catheter based brachytherapy. This well tolerated treatment shortens the treatment time and offers a good local control and cosmetic outcome, comparable to the best classical treatments, as confirmed by the first published results. These good results can only be obtained by rigorous patient selection and very precise 3D imaging and source implantation techniques.
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