Primary systemic therapy in breast cancer

Lisardo Ugidos, Andreas Makris, Jenny C. Chang

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Subsequently, primary chemotherapy was used for treatment of women with large but operable breast cancers who would otherwise have needed mastectomy as surgical treatment. One of the most important studies to demonstrate the feasibility of this approach was conducted in Milan by Bonnadonna et al. (4) and they reported that 81% of responders were eligible to be treated with BCS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEarly Breast Cancer
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Screening to Multidisciplinary Management, Third Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781841848860
ISBN (Print)9781841848853
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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