Effectiveness of routine follow-up in the detection of contralateral breast cancer in young women with early breast cancer

M. S. Koedijk, M. J. C. van der Sangen, P. M. P. Poortmans, P. van Mierlo-Jansen, W. T. van den Broek, B. H. M. Storck, A. C. Voogd*

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Background: The purpose of the study was to determine the effectiveness of routine follow-up to detect contralateral breast cancer (CBC) in young women. Methods: We used the data of the population-based Eindhoven Cancer Registry, which covers the southern part of the Netherlands. Between 1988 and 2005, 1451 women aged
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1186-1191
JournalEuropean Journal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013


  • Breast carcinoma
  • Contra lateral
  • Breast-conservation
  • Mastectomy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Young women

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