Table 1

Guidelines and consensuses included

OrganisationTitleYear of publicationCountryPublished in journal
ESMOPrimary breast cancer: ESMO clinical practice guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up2015EuropeAnnals of Oncology
NCCNClinical guidelines in oncology: breast cancer2016USA
JBCSClinical practice guideline for surgical treatment of breast cancer2016JapanBreast Cancer
ASCOSentinel lymph node biopsy for patients with early-stage breast cancer2016USAJournal of Clinical Oncology
AGORecommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with early breast cancer2015German
NICEEarly and locally advanced breast cancer diagnosis and treatment2009UK
CCOLocoregional therapy of locally advanced breast cancer2015Canada
SIGNTreatment of primary breast cancer2013Scotland, UK
ACRDuctal carcinoma in situ2015USAJournal of American College of Radiology
KCEBreast cancer in women: diagnosis, treatment and follow-up2013Belgium
SSO-ASTROConsensus guideline on margins for breast-conserving surgery with whole breast irradiation in stage I and II invasive breast cancer2014USAJournal of Clinical Oncology
SEOMClinical guidelines in early stage breast cancer2015SpainClinical and Translational Oncology
EUSOMARecommendations for the management of young women with breast cancer2012EuropeEuropean Journal of Cancer
CA-NBOCCRecommendations for staging and managing the axilla in early breast cancer2011Australia
CA-BRCARecommendations for the management of early breast cancer in women with identified BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation or at high risk of a gene mutation2014Australia
SASKBreast cancer treatment guideline2012Canada
MalaysiaManagement of breast cancer2010Malaysia
SIOGManagement of elderly patients with breast cancer2012EuropeLancet Oncology
NZGGManagement of early breast cancer2009New Zealand
D.A.C.HDiagnosis and local treatment of axilla in breast cancer2013InternationalEuropean Journal of Cancer
St. GallenTailoring therapy-improving the management of early breast cancer2015InternationalAnnals of Oncology
ESOFirst international consensus guidelines for breast cancer in young women2014InternationalThe Breast
BiedenkopfLocoregional treatment of primary breast cancer2010InternationalCancer
  • AGO, German Group for Gynecological Oncology; ESMO, European Society for Medical Oncology; NCCN, National Comprehensive Cancer Network; JBCS ,Japanese Breast Cancer Society; ASCO, American Society of Clinical Oncology; NCIE ,National Institute for Health and Care Excellence; CCO, Cancer Care Ontario; SIGN ,Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network; ACR, American College of Radiology; KCE, Belgium Health Care Knowledge Center; SSO-ASTRO, Society of Surgical Oncology-American Society for Radiation oncology; SEOM, Spanish Society of Medical Oncology; EUSOMA, European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists; CA-NBOCC ,Cancer Australia-National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Center; SASK, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, Malaysia Academy of Medicine of Malaysia; SIOG, Society of Geriatric Oncology; NZGG, New Zealand Guidelines Group; D.A.C.H, German, Australia, Swiss Societies of Senelogy, St Gallen St Gallen Consensus; ESO, European School of Oncology, Biedenkopf the Biedenkopf expert panel members.