Oligometastatic Disease

Vivek Verma, Waqar Haque, Gary D. Lewis, E. Brian Butler, Bin S. Teh

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Metastatic cancer patients represent a highly heterogeneous cohort with widely differing prognoses. The application of local, metastasis-directed therapies is becoming increasingly appealing, but controversies regarding patients most likely to benefit from these interventions remain. This chapter aims to evaluate the phenomenon of the oligometastatic state, rationales for utilizing local therapy (surgical and radiotherapeutic), as well as summarize the available evidence thereof. A discussion on interactions of local therapy with immunotherapy, ongoing clinical trials, and optimal patient selection is also conducted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMedical Radiology
Number of pages10
StatePublished - 2020
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameMedical Radiology
ISSN (Print)0942-5373
ISSN (Electronic)2197-4187

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


Dive into the research topics of 'Oligometastatic Disease'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this