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The purpose of the current analysis was to evaluate the outcome of patients enrolled at the National Cancer Institute of Naples between 1997 and 2000, who underwent breast-conserving surgery. Between January 1997 and December 2000, 946 patients had been diagnosed with T1 or T2 (≤3 cm) breast carcinoma. At the time of the present analysis (31-12-2005), all patients had been followed for >5 years. A Cox proportional hazards model was performed.Overall, 7-year Locoregional Relapse-free survival (LRFS) and Distant Relapse-free Survival (DRFS) rates were 95.9% and 88.4%, respectively. Seven-year DRFS was 91.2% and 79.3% in T1 and T2 stage, respectively (p
Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 
1 Apr 2008

G Frasci, Anna Crispo, G D'aiuto, M Barba, M Rinaldo, M De Marco, M Grimaldi, I Capasso, G Botti, M Di Bonito, M Montella

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Volume: 20 Issue: 2 Pages: 269-277
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