Curing Metastatic Breast Cancer. Journal of oncology practice / American Society of Clinical Oncology Sledge, G. W. 2016; 12 (1): 6-10


Metastatic breast cancer is generally considered incurable, and this colors doctor-patient interactions for patients with metastatic disease. Although true for most patients, there appear to be important exceptions, instances where long-term disease-free survival occurs. Although these instances are few in number, they suggest the possibility of cure. How will we move toward cure for a much larger population of patients with metastatic disease? This article outlines a potential research agenda that might move us toward that distant goal.

View details for DOI 10.1200/JOP.2015.008953

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