The biology and treatment of oligometastatic cancer

@inproceedings{Reyes2015TheBA,
  title={The biology and treatment of oligometastatic cancer},
  author={Diane K. Reyes and Kenneth J. Pienta},
  booktitle={Oncotarget},
  year={2015}
}
Clinical reports of limited and treatable cancer metastases, a disease state that exists in a transitional zone between localized and widespread systemic disease, were noted on occasion historically and are now termed oligometastasis. The ramification of a diagnosis of oligometastasis is a change in treatment paradigm, i.e. if the primary cancer site (if still present) is controlled, or resected, and the metastatic sites are ablated (surgically or with radiation), a prolonged disease-free… CONTINUE READING
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