Meeting highlights: The first Korean breast cancer treatment consensus conference

Korean Breast Cancer Treatment Consensus Conference Panelists

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Abstract

The first Korean Breast Cancer Treatment Consensus Conference Expert Panel reviewed and endorsed new evidence on aspects of local and regional therapies and diagnostic procedures that support the conservative application of results from recent clinical trials. This conference clarified the barriers that limit the application of recent clinical trial results, such as questions about level of evidence, differences between the setting of clinical trials and that of daily clinical practice, and medical necessities and environment. Detailed decisions recommended for the treatment and diagnosis, according to the from the consensus conference, are recorded including details of the votes. These recommendations differed in the degree of support for clinical consideration of disease extent and host factors, medical necessities, and environment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)308-313
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Breast Cancer
Volume17
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2014

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Publisher Copyright:
© 2014 Korean Breast Cancer Society. All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Breast neoplasms
  • Consensus
  • Practice guideline
  • Therapeutics

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