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Breast surgery for metastatic breast cancer (Review)

Tosello, Giuliano; Torloni, Maria R; Mota, Bruna; Neeman, Teresa; Riera, Rachel

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Metastatic breast cancer is not a curable disease, but women with metastatic disease are living longer. Surgery to remove the primary tumour is associated with an increased survival in other types of metastatic cancer. Breast surgery is not standard treatment for metastatic disease, however several recent retrospective studies have suggested that breast surgery could increase the women's survival. These studies have methodological limitations including selection bias. A systematic review...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-03-15
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/204055
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011276.pub2

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