An Update on Randomized Clinical Trials in Breast Cancer

Kayla Barnard, V. Suzanne Klimberg

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Numerous clinical trials reveal new innovations and therapies that continually change the treatment and prevention of breast cancer. Earlier trials have changed the standard of care from radical mastectomy to breast conservation therapy and individualized treatment based on tumor-specific biology. As research continues and long-term follow-up results become available, updated reviews on randomized clinics trials become exceedingly important in discerning the most effective and oncologically safe therapies to provide optimal outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)587-620
Number of pages34
JournalSurgical Oncology Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • Axillary staging
  • Breast cancer
  • Breast conservation therapy (BCT)
  • Lymphadenectomy
  • Randomized clinical trials (RCT)
  • Sentinel lymph node (SLN)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology


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