An actualised population‐based study on the use of radiotherapy in breast cancer patients in the Netherlands

Kay Schreuder, Judith G. Middelburg, Mieke Aarts, J. W.S. Merkus, P.M.P. Poortmans, Jan J. Jobsen, Sabine Siesling, Henk Struikmans

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The utilization rate of RT increased from 64.4% in 2011 to 70.3% in 2015. After BCS and mastectomy, 97.3% and 26.1% of the patients received RT, respectively. For patients undergoing BCS and mastectomy, lower age and ER + tumours were associated with higher RT utilisation rates. After mastectomy, also larger tumour sizes, lymph node involvement, grade‐2 and 3 tumours and diagnosis in more recent years were associated with higher RT use.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)942-947
Number of pages6
JournalBreast Journal
Volume25
Issue number5
Early online date4 Jun 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2019

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Schreuder, K., Middelburg, J. G., Aarts, M., Merkus, J. W. S., Poortmans, P. M. P., Jobsen, J. J., ... Struikmans, H. (2019). An actualised population‐based study on the use of radiotherapy in breast cancer patients in the Netherlands. Breast Journal, 25(5), 942-947. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbj.13376
Schreuder, Kay ; Middelburg, Judith G. ; Aarts, Mieke ; Merkus, J. W.S. ; Poortmans, P.M.P. ; Jobsen, Jan J. ; Siesling, Sabine ; Struikmans, Henk. / An actualised population‐based study on the use of radiotherapy in breast cancer patients in the Netherlands. In: Breast Journal. 2019 ; Vol. 25, No. 5. pp. 942-947.
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An actualised population‐based study on the use of radiotherapy in breast cancer patients in the Netherlands. / Schreuder, Kay ; Middelburg, Judith G.; Aarts, Mieke; Merkus, J. W.S.; Poortmans, P.M.P.; Jobsen, Jan J.; Siesling, Sabine ; Struikmans, Henk.

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