Current best practices and rationalistic perspectives in causation-based prevention, early detection and multidisciplinary treatment of breast and gastric cancer

Gastric & Breast Cancer e-journal

DOI: 10.2122/gbc.2008.0077


Cancer origin and Metastasis - Does Local Control Affect Overall Survival for Solid Cancer?
S. Murray

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In a recent issue of the Journal Annals of Surgical Oncology Morrogh and colleagues, [1] rationally highlight the impact of a recent landmark study [2] on society and women who will receive a new diagnosis of breast cancer. Reports have emphasized the increased risk of local recurrence following breast-conserving therapy (BCT) particularly among young patients and those who underwent surgery with inadequate margin [3, 4] before the publication of the Early Breast Cancer Trialists Collaborative Group (EBCTCG) early-stage breast cancer meta-analysis [2]. However, this meta-analysis reveals also an increased risk of death among patients in whom local recurrence occurs

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