The Impact of Axillary Lymph Node Surgery on Breast Skin Thickening During and After Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer


Torres M. A. , Yang X., Noreen S., Chen H., Han T., Henry S., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, vol.95, no.2, pp.590-596, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 95 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.01.030
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.590-596

Abstract

Purpose: This prospective study was conducted to determine predictors of epidermal thickening during and after whole-breast radiation therapy (XRT) using objective measurements acquired with ultrasound.