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Registration number
Ethics application status
Date submitted
Date registered
Date last updated

Titles & IDs
Public title
Boost Use in Breast Conservation Radiotherapy
Scientific title
A Randomised Comparison of Breast Conservation With or Without Lumpectomy Radiotherapy Boost
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
96/84 Graham
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Breast Neoplasms 0 0
Condition category
Condition code
Cancer 0 0 0 0

Study type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Surgery - Radiotherapy (boost versus no boost)

Treatment: Surgery: Radiotherapy (boost versus no boost)

Intervention code [1] 0 0
Treatment: Surgery
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Primary outcome [1] 0 0
Local failure of breast cancer at 72 month median follow-up and 10 year median follow-up for final analysis
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Local control translating to survival over 10 year median follow-up
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Secondary outcome [2] 0 0
Quality of life at yearly intervals with reference to baseline
Timepoint [2] 0 0
Secondary outcome [3] 0 0
Breast cosmesis - patient assessment and photos
Timepoint [3] 0 0

Key inclusion criteria
- Histologically proven carcinoma of the breast, T1-2 (0-5cm) N0-1, M0.

- Pure ductal carcinoma in situ accepted if completely excised.

- Any receptor status.

- Extensive intraductal cancer (EIC) accepted if completely excised.
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
No limit
Can healthy volunteers participate?
Key exclusion criteria
- Unable to consent

- Vascular/collagen disorder

- Prior malignancy except minor skin squamous cell or basal cell carcinoma or carcinoma
in-situ of the cervix .

- Gross multifocal disease

- Involvement of margins.

- Bilateral breast cancer

Study design
Purpose of the study
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Open (masking not used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?

Intervention assignment
Other design features
Phase 3
Type of endpoint(s)
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment status
Unknown status
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Date of last participant enrolment
Date of last data collection
Sample size
Accrual to date
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
Recruitment hospital [1] 0 0
Liverpool Hospital - Sydney
Recruitment hospital [2] 0 0
Cancer Care Centre, St George Hospital - Sydney
Recruitment hospital [3] 0 0
Wollongong Hospital - Wollongong
Recruitment postcode(s) [1] 0 0
2170 - Sydney
Recruitment postcode(s) [2] 0 0
2217 - Sydney
Recruitment postcode(s) [3] 0 0
2500 - Wollongong

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
St George Hospital, Australia

Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Brief summary
This is a two arm randomized study for patients who are undergoing radiotherapy following
breast conservation surgery for breast cancer. Local recurrence of breast cancer will be
compared for patients receiving boost or no boost radiotherapy.
Trial website
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Principal investigator
Name 0 0
Associate Prof. Peter H Graham, MBBS FRANZCR
Address 0 0
Cancer Care Centre, St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 0 0
Associate Prof. Peter H Graham, MBBS FRANZCR
Address 0 0
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
+61 29350 3912
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for scientific queries

Summary results
For IPD and results data, please see