Surgery for liver metastases from breast cancer.

  title={Surgery for liver metastases from breast cancer.},
  author={Dominique M Elias and Daniela Di Pietroantonio},
  journal={HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association},
  volume={8 2},
Liver metastases develop in approximately half of women with metastatic breast cancer, and are typically associated with metastases at other sites, indicating advanced disease and poor prognosis. Whenever possible, hormonal therapy should be administered, until resistance develops. Several series in the literature have reported a poor effect of chemotherapy alone in patients with metastatic breast cancer, therefore liver surgery could be considered as an adjuvant treatment to systemic therapy… CONTINUE READING

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