Preoperative Systemic Therapy for Breast Cancer

Virginia Kaklamani, William J. Gradishar

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Resumen

This chapter presents a series of case studies with multiple choice questions and answers on preoperative systemic therapy for breast cancer. It commences with a discourse on preoperative endocrine approach reasonable in breast cancer patient, and ends with the radiation therapy necessary if a mastectomy is performed. The chapter also discusses on advantages of preoperative systemic therapy compared to postoperative adjuvant therapy, role of neo-adjuvant or primary chemotherapy for patients to achieve lumpectomy or breast conservation eligibility, and the optimal way to approach someone with HER2+ breast cancer requiring preoperative therapy.

Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Título de la publicación alojadaCancer Consult
Subtítulo de la publicación alojadaExpertise for Clinical Practice
EditorialWiley-Blackwell
Páginas532-539
Número de páginas8
ISBN (versión digital)9781118589199
ISBN (versión impresa)9781118589212
DOI
EstadoPublished - jun. 20 2014
Publicado de forma externa

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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