Limited to liver recurrences were reported in 28 cases, the median time between liver resection and intrahepatic recurrence being 10 months range months. CA Cancer J Clin The presence of distant metastases is usually breast cancer liver resection sign of systemic disease that is associated with the presence of malignant cells in the blood stream, with an extremely poor prognosis, the reported survival of untreated patients ranging between 3 and 6 months 45 ; in all these cases the traditional therapeutic approach consists of systemic therapy including intravenous chemotherapy, anti-hormonal therapy or monoclonal antibodies; however the reported survival after the apparition of liver metastases remains very poor, ranging from 3 to 15 months 46. The long-term outcomes after breast and liver surgery are summarized in Table III. Distant metastases are expected in almost half of patients diagnosed with breast cancer, this fact being responsible sally from home and away fuck the high number of breast cancer-related deaths in women diagnosed with this malignancy worldwide 123.
Long-term Survivors After Liver Resection for Breast Cancer Liver Metastases
Liver resections of isolated liver metastasis in breast cancer: J Am Coll Surg The second liver metastasis was successfully resected at the end of the study the patient being alive with no signs of recurrent disease. Among patients with extra-hepatic disease, the main sites of recurrence included bone metastases in two casescervical lymph nodes in two casesbrain metastases in one case and respectively ovarian metastases in one case.
Current Issue January39 1. An attempt to clarify indications for hepatectomy for liver metastases from breast cancer. Limited to liver recurrences were reported in 28 cases, the median time between liver breast cancer liver resection and intrahepatic recurrence being 10 months range months. Once the benefits of liver resection were widely demonstrated in cases with hepatic metastases from colorectal primaries 7 - 9attention has been focused on a possible benefit of hepatic resection for breast cancer liver metastases 410 -