Breast 2013 Dec 4;22(6):1125-9. Epub 2013 Sep 4.
Radiation Oncology, Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India. Electronic address:
Purpose: To analyze incidental radiation doses to minimally dissected axilla with Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), 3D conformal radiotherapy (3DCRT) and standard tangents (ST).
Methods & Materials: We prospectively evaluated incidental radiation to axilla in fifty cases of early breast cancer treated with breast conservation surgery with sentinel node biopsy alone followed by whole breast irradiation with IMRT. Three plans were devised for each CT dataset, comprising ST, 3DCRT and IMRT tangents. Read More