Prolonged survival after diagnosis of brain metastasis from breast cancer: contributing factors and treatment implications.

@article{Honda2015ProlongedSA,
  title={Prolonged survival after diagnosis of brain metastasis from breast cancer: contributing factors and treatment implications.},
  author={Yayoi Honda and Tomoyuki Aruga and Toshinari Yamashita and Hiromi Miyamoto and Kazumi Horiguchi and Dai Kitagawa and Nami Idera and Risa Goto and Katsumasa Kuroi},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={45 8},
  pages={713-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The prognosis of breast cancer-derived brain metastasis is poor, but new drugs and recent therapeutic strategies have helped extend survival in patients. Prediction of therapeutic responses and outcomes is not yet possible, however. In a retrospective study, we examined prognostic factors in patients with breast cancer-derived brain metastasis… CONTINUE READING