Cryotherapy protocols for metastatic breast cancer after failure of radical surgery.

@article{Niu2013CryotherapyPF,
  title={Cryotherapy protocols for metastatic breast cancer after failure of radical surgery.},
  author={Lizhi Niu and Feng Mu and Changming Zhang and Yongqiang Li and Weiqun Liu and Feng Jiang and Li Li and Chun-yan Liu and Jianying Zeng and Fei Yao and Jibing Chen and Jialiang Li and Jiansheng Zuo and Kecheng Xu},
  journal={Cryobiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={17-22}
}
To retrospectively assess the effect of cryotherapy in patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) but without local recurrence after resection of the primary lesion, we divided 120 MBC patients into cryotherapy (91 patients) and chemotherapy (29 patients) groups. In the cryotherapy group, 37 patients with tumor recurrence received multiple cryoablations, while 54 patients received only a single cryoablation. Moreover, 62 cryotherapy-group patients underwent cryoablation immediately after the… CONTINUE READING