Surgical treatment for skeletal breast cancer metastases: a population-based study of 641 patients.
- Published Article
- Publication Date
Jul 15, 2001
One in 10 patients with breast carcinoma developed symptomatic bone metastases, and one-fifth of these patients required surgery for pathologic fracture or neurologic deficit. There was a high failure rate in those hospitals in which few patients were operated on.
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