Standard or Comprehensive Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Early-Stage Breast Cancer Previously Treated With Chemotherapy and SurgeryStatus: open
13-247 - A Randomized Phase III Clinical Trial Evaluating Post-Mastectomy Chestwall and Regional Nodal XRT and Post-Lumpectomy Regional Nodal XRT in Patients with Positive Axillary Nodes Before Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Who Convert to Pathologically Negative Axillary Nodes After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
Treatment for Breast Cancer
This randomized phase III trial studies standard or comprehensive radiation therapy in treating patients with early-stage breast cancer who have undergone surgery. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x rays to kill tumor cells. It is not yet known whether comprehensive radiation therapy is more effective than standard radiation therapy in treating patients with breast cancer. IRB Number 13-247
SponsorsThis trial is sponsored by NSABP.
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Providers Associated With This Trial
- Elesyia D. Outlaw, M.D.Radiation OncologistDirector of Women's Radiotherapy Program; Program Director of Brachytherapy Program; Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Clinical Oncology