Locally Advanced Breast Cancer

  • E. Davila
  • L. M. Toonkel


Locally advanced breast cancer (LABC) of the noninflammatory variety is a heterogeneous disorder characterized by extensive local disease in the absence of identifiable distant metastases. Despite a large body of literature on breast cancer, there is a relative paucity of data on LABC. Moreover, the terms “unresectable,” “inoperable,” and “incurable” have been variably equated with LABC by different authors.


Breast Cancer Advanced Breast Cancer Inflammatory Breast Cancer Radical Mastectomy Local Control Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Davila
    • 1
    • 2
  • L. M. Toonkel
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Comprehensive Cancer CenterMount Sinai Medical CenterMiami BeachUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyMount Sinai Medical CenterMiami BeachUSA

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