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Yongbae Kim, MD, on Elective Internal Mammary Node Irradiation in Women With Node-Positive Breast Cancer: Results of a Randomized Phase III Trial

2021 ASTRO Annual Meeting

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Yongbae Kim, MD, of the Yonsei Cancer Center and Yonsei University College of Medicine, discusses findings that showed the use of internal mammary area irradiation (IMNI) in regional nodal irradiation did not significantly improve disease-free survival for women with node-positive breast cancer. However, patients with medially or centrally located tumors may be considered for treatment with IMNI (Abstract 2).



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