Prognosis of metachronous contralateral breast cancer: importance of stage, age and interval time between the two diagnoses

@article{Vichapat2011PrognosisOM,
  title={Prognosis of metachronous contralateral breast cancer: importance of stage, age and interval time between the two diagnoses},
  author={Voralak Vichapat and Hans Garmo and Lars H Holmberg and IanS. Fentiman and Andrew Tutt and Cheryl E. Gillett and Margreet L{\"u}chtenborg},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2011},
  volume={130},
  pages={609-618}
}
Studies comparing the prognosis after contralateral breast cancer (CBC) with that after unilateral breast cancer (UBC) shows conflicting results. We assessed the risk of breast cancer-specific death for women with metachronous CBC compared to those with a UBC in 8,478 women with invasive primary breast cancer registered in the Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Breast Cancer Tissue and Data Bank. Risk factors associated with breast cancer-specific death for women with CBC were estimated using Cox… CONTINUE READING

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