USA: Premastectomy Radiotherapy Followed by Immediate Breast Reconstruction Demonstrates Safety

Premastectomy radiotherapy (PreMRT) and regional node irradiation (RNI) followed by immediate breast reconstruction (IMBR) is feasible and safe, according to a study published online April 5 in JAMA Network Open.

Mark V. Schaverien, M.D., from University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and colleagues assessed the feasibility and safety of PreMRT followed by mastectomy and IMBR in 49 patients with cT0-T3, N0-N3b breast cancer.

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