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Table 1 Characteristics of 22 patients in the study

From: Prospective study of postoperative whole breast radiotherapy for Japanese large-breasted women: a clinical and dosimetric comparisons between supine and prone positions and a dose measurement using a breast phantom

Breast Right 13 (59 %)
Left 9 (41 %)
Age (years) Median (Range) 50 (35–74)
ECOG PS 0   22 (100 %)
Self-reported Japanese bra cup-size B 2 (9 %)
C 12 (55 %)
D 4 (18 %)
E 2 (9 %)
F 2 (9 %)
Stage 0 4 (18 %)
IA 7 (32 %)
IIA (T2N0) 8 (36 %)
IIB (T2N1) 2 (9 %)
IIIA (T3N1) 1 (5 %)
Tumor size (cm) Median (Range) 2.2 (0.6–5.1)
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy Yes 5 (23 %)
No 17 (77 %)
WBRT dose (50 Gy)   22 (100 %)
Boost radiation (10Gy) Yes 9 (41 %)
prone (n = 17) 6 (35 %)
supine (n = 5) 3 (60 %)
No 13 (59 %)
Follow-up (months) Median (Range) 58 (20–64)
  1. ECOG Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, PS performance status, WBRT whole breast radiotherapy