A Randomized Phase III Trial Comparing Axillary Lymph Node Dissection to Axillary Radiation in Breast Cancer Patients (cT1-3 N1) Who Have Positive Sentinel Lymph Node Disease After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy (Alliance A011202)

Study Details

This randomized phase III trial studies axillary lymph node dissection to see how well it works compared to axillary radiation therapy in treating patients with node-positive breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery. Lymph node dissection may remove cancer cells that have spread to nearby lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. This study will evaluate whether radiation therapy is as effective as lymph node dissection.

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ClinicalTrials.gov NCT number
NCT01901094
Principal Investigator(s)
Helen Pass, MD

Principal Investigators

  • Helen Pass, MD
Sponsor(s)
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
Contact
Mary Miller, LPN at 203-358-8879
or officeofresearch@stamhealth.org

Location

  • Bennett Cancer Center
    One Hospital Plaza
    Stamford, CT 06902
    Main: 203-276-2695