Preoperative Chemotherapy in Operable Breast Cancer

  • Dr Cornelis J. H. van de Velde
  • Published 1981 in Drugs


The goal of all new strategies of breast cancer treatment is to improve the likelihood of cure and to lessen the physical and psychological sequelae of mastectomy. Adjuvant chemotherapy has been shown to improve survival curves in most patient subgroups, although the benefit is far from optimal. In the absence of more effective new drugs, it is important to… (More)
DOI: 10.2165/00003495-199300452-00006