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Month: March 2011

Two randomized trials on DCIS treatment: fifteen year followup

Study Design: Two prospective randomized trials conducted by the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP). In the first trial, NSABP B-17, patients with localized DCIS were randomly assigned to lumpectomy only (LO) group or lumpectomy followed by radiation (LRT). The second trial, NSABP B-24, was a double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial that compared LRT + […]