UK guidance document: treatment of metastatic breast cancer.

@article{Coleman2012UKGD,
  title={UK guidance document: treatment of metastatic breast cancer.},
  author={R. Edward Coleman and Gianfilippo Bertelli and Tara Beaumont and Ian Kunkler and David Miles and Peter D Simmonds and Audrey L. Jones and Ian E. Smith},
  journal={Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={169-76}
}
Although there have been major improvements in the management of breast cancer, with a rapidly falling death rate despite an increasing incidence of the disease, metastatic breast cancer remains common and the cause of death in nearly 12 000 women annually in the UK. Numerous treatment options are available that either target the tumour or reduce the complications of the disease. Clinical decision making depends on knowledge of the extent and biology of the disease and available drug options… CONTINUE READING
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