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A network meta-analysis of surgical treatment in patients with early breast cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 2019; 111: 903-915

Published: 20th March 2020

Authors: Gui Y, Liu X, Chen X, Yang X, Li S, Pan Q et al.

Conclusion

Survival outcomes were compared in this analysis that included material from 34 RCTs. The highest survival rates were seen after mastectomy with radiotherapy. Breast-conserving surgery with axillary sampling and radiotherapy almost reached the threshold for inferiority for overall survival.

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