A Recht

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based indications for postmastectomy irradiation
    Abram Recht
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 83:995-1013. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Locoregional failure 10 years after mastectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy with or without tamoxifen without irradiation: experience of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
    A Recht
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Oncol 17:1689-700. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Locally advanced breast cancer and postmastectomy radiotherapy
    A Recht
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 9:603-20, x-xi. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Skin recurrences after breast-conserving therapy for early-stage breast cancer
    I Gage
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:480-6. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint No long-term increase in cardiac-related mortality after breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy using modern techniques
    A J Nixon
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy and the Division of Biostatistics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:1374-9. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Postmastectomy radiotherapy: clinical practice guidelines of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
    A Recht
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:1539-69. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between lymphatic vessell invasion, tumor size, and pathologic nodal status: can we predict who can avoid a third field in the absence of axillary dissection?
    J S Wong
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 48:133-7. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcome at 8 years after breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy for invasive breast cancer: influence of margin status and systemic therapy on local recurrence
    C C Park
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Oncol 18:1668-75. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiac effects of adjuvant doxorubicin and radiation therapy in breast cancer patients
    C L Shapiro
    Breast Evaluation Center and Department of Biostatistics, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:3493-501. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Postmastectomy locoregional radiotherapy: is it here to stay?
    A Recht
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Finard Building B25, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Semin Oncol 28:245-52. 2001

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based indications for postmastectomy irradiation
    Abram Recht
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 83:995-1013. 2003
    ..Physicians and patients are encouraged to participate in randomized trials exploring such issues, such as the ongoing intergroup study for patients with one to three positive axillary nodes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Locoregional failure 10 years after mastectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy with or without tamoxifen without irradiation: experience of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
    A Recht
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Oncol 17:1689-700. 1999
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Locally advanced breast cancer and postmastectomy radiotherapy
    A Recht
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 9:603-20, x-xi. 2000
    ..Further investigation of this issue is needed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Skin recurrences after breast-conserving therapy for early-stage breast cancer
    I Gage
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:480-6. 1998
    ..To assess the frequency and prognosis of skin recurrences after breast-conserving therapy (BCT) compared with other breast recurrences...
  5. ncbi request reprint No long-term increase in cardiac-related mortality after breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy using modern techniques
    A J Nixon
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy and the Division of Biostatistics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:1374-9. 1998
    ..To determine whether left-breast irradiation using modern techniques after breast-conserving surgery leads to an increased risk of cardiac-related mortality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Postmastectomy radiotherapy: clinical practice guidelines of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
    A Recht
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:1539-69. 2001
    ..VALIDATION: Seven outside reviewers, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Health Services Research Committee members, and the ASCO Board of Directors reviewed this document...
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between lymphatic vessell invasion, tumor size, and pathologic nodal status: can we predict who can avoid a third field in the absence of axillary dissection?
    J S Wong
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 48:133-7. 2000
    ..This would eliminate both the complications of axillary dissection and the added complexity and potential morbidity of a supraclavicular/axillary field...
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcome at 8 years after breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy for invasive breast cancer: influence of margin status and systemic therapy on local recurrence
    C C Park
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Oncol 18:1668-75. 2000
    ..To examine the relationship between pathologic margin status and outcome at 8 years after breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiac effects of adjuvant doxorubicin and radiation therapy in breast cancer patients
    C L Shapiro
    Breast Evaluation Center and Department of Biostatistics, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:3493-501. 1998
    ..To assess the cardiac effects of two different cumulative doses of adjuvant doxorubicin and radiation therapy (RT) in breast cancer patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Postmastectomy locoregional radiotherapy: is it here to stay?
    A Recht
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Finard Building B25, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Semin Oncol 28:245-52. 2001
    ..Much remains uncertain with regards to the benefits of PMRT in specific situations. Nonetheless, it appears that PMRT is indeed "here to stay." Semin Oncol 28:245-252...
  11. ncbi request reprint Induction therapy for rectal carcinoma
    P M Busse
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Semin Surg Oncol 15:120-5. 1998
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  12. ncbi request reprint Initial dosimetric experience using simple three-dimensional conformal external-beam accelerated partial-breast irradiation
    Alphonse G Taghian
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:1092-9. 2006
    ..Several accelerated partial-breast irradiation (APBI) techniques are being investigated in patients with early-stage breast cancer. We present our initial experience using three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is adjuvant hypofractionated radiotherapy appropriate for elderly patients with breast cancer?
    Abram Recht
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 2:244-5. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Image-detected breast cancer: state of the art diagnosis and treatment
    Melvin J Silverstein
    USC Norris Cancer Center, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:586-97. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Lessons of studies of breast-conserving therapy with and without whole-breast irradiation for patient selection for partial-breast irradiation
    Abram Recht
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Semin Radiat Oncol 15:123-32. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Sequencing of chemotherapy and radiation therapy in early-stage breast cancer: updated results of a prospective randomized trial
    Jennifer R Bellon
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:1934-40. 2005
    ..The optimal integration of chemotherapy with radiation (RT) for patients with early-stage breast cancer remains uncertain. We present the long-term results of a prospective randomized trial to address this question...
  17. ncbi request reprint Update on accelerated partial-breast irradiation
    Alphonse G Taghian
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 02114, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 8:35-41. 2006
    ..This article summarizes the rationale for accelerated partial-breast irradiation (APBI), techniques for performing it, and outcome to date of studies of APBI...
  18. ncbi request reprint NCCN Task Force Report: Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer
    Robert W Carlson
    Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4:S1-26. 2006
    ..This supplement summarizes the background data and ensuing discussion from the Adjuvant Task Force meeting...
  19. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of conservative surgery without radiation therapy in select patients with Stage I breast cancer
    May Lim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:1149-54. 2006
    ..Whether a subset of women can achieve local control without RT is unknown. In 1986, we initiated a prospective one-arm trial of BCS alone for highly selected breast-cancer patients. This report updates those results...
  20. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting outcome for young women with early stage invasive breast cancer treated with breast-conserving therapy
    Ping Zhou
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 101:51-7. 2007
    ..Young women have worse outcome following breast-conserving therapy (BCT) than do older patients in many studies. We examined how clinical, pathological, and treatment factors affect these results...
  21. pmc New trends in breast cancer management: is the era of immediate breast reconstruction changing?
    Bohdan Pomahac
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg 244:282-8. 2006
    ..Factors influencing the decision-making process in breast reconstruction are analyzed. New trends of immediate breast reconstruction are presented...
  22. ncbi request reprint Which breast cancer patients should really worry about radiation-induced heart disease--and how much?
    Abram Recht
    J Clin Oncol 24:4059-61. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Accelerated partial-breast irradiation using proton beams: initial clinical experience
    Kevin R Kozak
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:691-8. 2006
    ..We present our initial clinical experience with proton, three-dimensional, conformal, external beam, partial-breast irradiation (3D-CPBI)...
  24. doi request reprint A comparison of survival and disease-specific survival in surgically resected, lymph node-positive bronchioloalveolar carcinoma versus nonsmall cell lung cancer: implications for adjuvant therapy
    John M Varlotto
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer 112:1547-54. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint New radiation treatment strategies for early stage breast cancer
    Abram Recht
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Treat Res 141:135-48. 2008
  26. ncbi request reprint Prognosis after local recurrence after conservative surgery and radiation for early-stage breast cancer
    Sharon Galper
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:348-57. 2005
    ..To determine the long-term prognosis of patients who develop a local recurrence (LR) after conservative surgery (CS) and radiation therapy (RT) for early-stage invasive breast cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint Second nonbreast malignancies after conservative surgery and radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer
    Sharon Galper
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 52:406-14. 2002
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Age at diagnosis and outcome for women with ductal carcinoma-in-situ of the breast: a critical review of the literature
    Frank A Vicini
    Department of Radiation Oncology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:2736-44. 2002
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Revision of the American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system for breast cancer
    S Eva Singletary
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:3628-36. 2002
    ..To revise the American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system for breast carcinoma...
  30. ncbi request reprint Race, socioeconomic status, and breast carcinoma in the U.S: what have we learned from clinical studies
    Chaundre K Cross
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 95:1988-99. 2002
    ..Alternatively, race merely may be a surrogate for socioeconomic status (SES)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer
    Abram Recht
    N Engl J Med 348:657-60; author reply 657-60. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint A three-field breast treatment technique with precise geometric matching using multileaf collimator-equipped linear accelerators
    Xing Qi Lu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:1420-31. 2003
    ..This study presents a technique that overcomes these difficulties, reduces scatter to the contralateral breast, and improves setup reproducibility...
  33. ncbi request reprint Conservative management of Paget disease of the breast with radiotherapy: 10- and 15-year results
    Jennifer K Marshall
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Cancer 97:2142-9. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Radiation therapy plus tamoxifen versus tamoxifen alone after breast-conserving surgery in postmenopausal women with stage I breast cancer: a decision analysis
    Rinaa S Punglia
    Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:2260-7. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Integration of systemic therapy and radiation therapy for patients with early-stage breast cancer treated with conservative surgery
    Abram Recht
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 4:104-13. 2003
    ..Thus, the best way of giving combined-modality therapy is uncertain. Further retrospective and prospective studies to investigate the issues discussed herein should be performed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Outcome after breast-conserving therapy for patients with stage I or II mucinous, medullary, or tubular breast carcinoma
    Sarah A Thurman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:152-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the site of first failure of patients with early-stage tubular, mucinous, and medullary breast carcinoma after breast-conserving therapy and compare their results with those of patients with infiltrating ductal carcinoma (IDC)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Impact on outcome of delay in starting radiotherapy
    Abram Recht
    J Clin Oncol 22:1341-2; author reply 1343-4. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of concurrent cyclophosphamide/methotrexate/5-fluorouracil and reduced-dose radiotherapy in patients with early-stage breast carcinoma
    Jennifer R Bellon
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 100:1358-64. 2004
    ..We present updated results of a prospective protocol of concurrent cyclophosphamide/methotrexate/5-fluorouracil (CMF) and reduced-dose radiotherapy, focusing on tumor control and patient tolerance...
  39. ncbi request reprint Accelerated partial-breast irradiation (APBI): let's give it a good test
    Christopher M Rose
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 57:1217-8. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Staging system for breast cancer: revisions for the 6th edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual
    S Eva Singletary
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 106, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 83:803-19. 2003
    ..By increasing the number of prognostic markers that can give independent information about patient outcome, physicians will be better able to determine optimal treatment approaches for individual patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint The weakest link
    Abram Recht
    Eur J Cancer 43:228-30. 2007
  42. ncbi request reprint Atypical cytology in a persistent seroma following mastectomy for breast cancer: a case report and review of the literature
    Brian M Alexander
    Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Breast J 13:196-9. 2007
    ..We report a case of a woman with atypical cells in a persistent seroma following mastectomy for node negative infiltrating ductal carcinoma...
  43. ncbi request reprint Should patients with lobular carcinoma in situ be irradiated? --not yet, but
    Abram Recht
    Eur J Cancer 41:344-5. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Young age and outcome for women with early-stage invasive breast carcinoma
    Ping Zhou
    The Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Cancer 101:1264-74. 2004
    ..However, it is uncertain whether specific clinical, pathologic, or treatment factors affect these results, or whether mastectomy yields a better outcome...