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247 Background: Breast cancer is nowadays the most common cause of cancer death in the female population. A very commonly used treatment is radiotherapy (RT). Due to improvements of medical imaging and RT, a combination can be used resulting in image guided radiotherapy (TT). The aim of the present study is to investigate the difference in health related quality of life (HRQoL) of breast cancer patients before and 3 years after post-operative conventional radiotherapy (CRT) and TT. Methods: 120 participating patients were randomly allocated to either CRT or TT. The CRT group received 50Gy/25 fractions over a 5 week period (2Gy/fraction) and an additional boost of 16Gy in 8 fractions over 2 weeks. The TT group received 42 Gy in 15 fractions over 3 weeks (2.8 Gy/fraction) and simultaneously an integrated boost of 0,6Gy/fraction. HRQoL was evaluated using the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) QLQ-C30 and -BR23 (breast cancer module). Questionnaires were filled in before treat...
Originele taal-2English
Pagina's (van-tot)247-247
Aantal pagina's1
TijdschriftJournal of Clinical Oncology
Volume34
Nummer van het tijdschrift3_suppl
DOI's
StatusPublished - 20 jan 2016

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