The primary aim of surgery and radiation therapy is to achieve local control, minimizing the risk for locoregional recurrence. Conversely, adjuvant chemotherapy targets micrometastatic disease, reducing the risk for distant recurrence.
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Cite this: Elwyn C. Cabebe, Stefania Morganti. Fast Five Quiz: The Recurrence Risks for Breast Cancer - Medscape - Feb 06, 2023.