Vol 25, No 5 (2020)
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Published online: 2020-09-01

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Definitive single fraction stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for inoperable early-stage breast cancer: A case report

Manasa Veluvolu1, Mausam Patel1, Ganesh Narayanasamy1, Thomas Kim2
DOI: 10.1016/j.rpor.2020.06.011
Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 2020;25(5):760-764.


We review a case of inoperable early stage breast cancer treated definitively with the use of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR). A 57-year-old female with a history of decompensated cirrhosis with early stage breast cancer was treated with 25 Gy in one fraction. At her 7-month follow up visit, there was a complete resolution of disease on imaging. This case represents a novel approach for the treatment of breast cancer with SABR when surgery is contraindicated.

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