Sternal resection for recurrent breast cancer: a cautionary tale

@article{Lee2008SternalRF,
  title={Sternal resection for recurrent breast cancer: a cautionary tale},
  author={Lisa B Lee and Andrew Keller and Mark Clemons},
  journal={Current Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15},
  pages={193 - 195}
}
The occurrence of a solitary sternal metastasis from breast cancer is relatively uncommon, and its treatment is controversial. Most case reports on the role of sternal resection in what is termed a "solitary sternal metastasis" tend to present a rather optimistic outcome.Here, we report the case of a premenopausal woman with axillary lymph node-positive, triple-negative breast cancer treated with mastectomy followed by adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation therapy. She developed a radiologically… CONTINUE READING
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