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A Classification of Bone Metastases from Breast Cancer

  • Kazuo Yamashita
  • Takafumi Ueda
  • Yoshio Komatsubara
  • Hiroki Koyama
  • Hideo Inaji
  • Kazuo Yonenobu
  • Keiro Ono
Conference paper

Abstract

A classification of disseminated cancer with bone metastases is urgently needed. This classification would facilitate the evaluation of therapeutic results and provide guidelines for the treatment of individual patients. We verified the clinical value of a classification exclusive to patients with disseminated breast cancer with bone metastases, according to the distribution of the metastases in terms of visceral metastases-free rate and survival rate after diagnosis of the bone metastases.

Keywords

Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis Spinal Cord Compression Visceral Organ Visceral Metastasis 
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© Springer Japan 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuo Yamashita
  • Takafumi Ueda
  • Yoshio Komatsubara
    • 1
  • Hiroki Koyama
    • 2
  • Hideo Inaji
    • 3
  • Kazuo Yonenobu
  • Keiro Ono
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryThe Center for Adult DiseasesOsakaJapan
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryThe Center for Adult DiseasesOsakaJapan
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryOsaka University Medical SchoolOsakaJapan
  4. 4.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryOsaka University Medical SchoolOsakaJapan

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