Treatment toxicity reduction: breast cancer.

@article{Possinger1987TreatmentTR,
  title={Treatment toxicity reduction: breast cancer.},
  author={Kurt Possinger and Henry Wagner and Peter Langecker and Wolfgang Wilmanns},
  journal={Cancer treatment reviews},
  year={1987},
  volume={14 3-4},
  pages={263-74}
}
Since curative treatment of advanced breast cancer is still beyond our reach, the importance of reducing overall toxicity of systemic treatment must be stressed. This seems to be possible by adapting the form and intensity of therapy to the prognosis and stage of disease and by using drugs exhibiting high antitumoral efficacy combined with low systemic toxicity. In 475 patients with metastatic breast cancer, we initiated a prognosis-oriented therapeutic strategy. We developed a prognostic score… CONTINUE READING

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