Special Problems in the Management of Advanced Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer is a systemic disease at the time a clinical diagnosis is established in the majority of patients. This concept is the basis of current efforts to improve survival with adjuvant systemic therapy. Similarly, patients with recurrent breast cancer can be assumed to have widely disseminated disease when the recurrence is first diagnosed. Many of these patients will develop problems related to individual sites of metastases. In this chapter, we examine some of the problems encountered in the management of patients with specific sites of metastatic involvement.
KeywordsBreast Cancer Breast Cancer Patient Brain Metastasis Pericardial Effusion Spinal Cord Compression
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