TARGIT at St Gallen Breast Cancer symposium

TARGIT at the consensus meeting, St Gallen Breast Cancer symposium, March 2011

19 March 2011

At the 12th International St.Gallen Breast Cancer Conference 
16-19 March 2011 / St.Gallen, Switzerland,(~4200 delegates) at the Consensus session on the last day of the conference voted in favour of using intraoperative radiotherapy.


The members of the consensus panel are listed here

St-Gallen-Consensus-panel-2011

Results  of the responses to the following questions were as follows:

In association with breast conserving surgery, partial breast irradiation (intraoperative) is acceptable

– As definitive radiation, without any external beam therapy?

Yes= 48.9%, No=35.6%, Don’t know= 15.6%

TARGIT-A IORT for unselected patients of breast cancer

In association with breast conserving surgery,  partial breast irradiation (intraoperative) is acceptable

– Instead of external beam boost to tumour bed?

Yes= 60.9%, No=17.4%, Don’t know= 21.7%

TARGIT-B IORT boost for breast cancer

 

Should partial breast radiotherapy be applied  in selected patients (including intraoperative)

– Elderly (> age 70) ?

Yes = 86.7%, No=6.7%, Don’t know=6.7%

TARGIT-A IORT for selected patients of breast cancer

Should partial breast radiotherapy be applied  in selected patients (including intraoperative)

– Lymphoma  survivors after mantle field RT?

Yes= 37.2%, No=25.6%, Don’t know=37.2%

TARGIT-A IORT for selected patients of breast cancer lymphoma