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Review Papers | Cancer Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022
Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) Where We Are Now! Radiation Oncologist Perspective!!
Abstract: Accelerated partial breast irradiation is continue to be under clinical investigation for more than 15 years, there are several clinical methods being adopted likewise in form of HDR brachytherapy, External beam radiotherapy, while practicing APBI understanding of radiobiology, patients selection criteria is very vital to keep in mind, we all should stand that not all the breast cancer patients fit for APBI radiotherapy only 15 to 20% patients those undergoing breast conservation surgery (BCS) may qualify for APBI Radiotherapy, APBI most suitable for early stage invasive ductal carcinoma of breast without having axillary lymph node involvement.
Keywords: Accelerated partial breast irradiation, APBI, Breast conservation surgery, BCS, Radiotherapy
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022,
Pages: 1547 - 1549