Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis as the primary presentation of relapse in breast cancer.

  title={Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis as the primary presentation of relapse in breast cancer.},
  author={Keith A Sacco and Aun Muhammad and Waqar Saleem and Heba Audai Alshaker and Leonardo Monzon and Mohammad Rafiqul Islam and Dmitri Pchejetski},
  journal={Oncology letters},
  volume={12 2},
Leptomeningeal metastasis (LM) is an uncommon presentation of relapse in breast cancer, which is associated with poor clinical outcomes and poor prognosis. Notably, LM most commonly occurs in breast cancer. The aim of the present review was to investigate the occurrence of LM as the primary presentation of relapse following remission in breast cancer patients and to determine whether specific histological subtypes are predisposed to meningeal metastases. In addition, the present review… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 5 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
1 Citations
29 References
Similar Papers


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 references

cancer phenotype for patients with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis

  • CR deAzevedo, MR Cruz, +5 authors DL Gimenes
  • 2013

Clinical features and prognostic factors in patients with carcinomatous meningitis secondary to breast cancer

  • F La ra-Med ina, A Cr ismat t, +6 authors O Arrieta
  • Breast J
  • 2012

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…