Local recurrence following breast-conserving treatment in women aged 40 years or younger: Trends in risk and the impact on prognosis in a population-based cohort of 1143 patients

C. van Laar, M. J. C. van der Sangen, P. M. P. Poortmans, G. A. P. Nieuwenhuijzen, J. A. Roukema, R. M. H. Roumen, V. C. G. Tjan-Heijnen, A. C. Voogd*

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Aim: To evaluate trends in the risk of local recurrences after breast-conserving treatment (BCT) and to examine the impact of local recurrence (LR) on distant relapse-free survival in a large, population-based cohort of women aged
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3093-3101
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013


  • Breast carcinoma
  • Breast-conservation
  • Local recurrence
  • Prognosis
  • Risk
  • Young age

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