The Siberian Scientific Medical Journal
№ 6 / 2012 / 34-40

The role of postoperative radiotherapy in the treatment of breast cancer patients

Author Affiliations


The review covers the radiotherapy application after radical mastectomy in breast cancer patients. The problem of adjuvant radiation therapy choice with consideration for clinical and morphological prognostic factors has been presented.

Key words

adjuvant radiation therapy, locoregional recurrence, radical mastectomy, breast cancer
About Authors (Correspondence):

Simonov K.A. – postgraduate student of Radiology Department, e-mail:

Startseva Zh. A. – doctor of medical sciences, Head of the Radiology Department, e-mail:

Slonimskaya E.M. – professor, doctor of medical sciences, Head of the General Oncology Department

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Received: 10/02/2015