Post-operative radiotherapy in the management of metastatic inflammatory breast cancer
Received Date : 18 Oct 2018
Accepted Date : 18 Jan 2019
Doi: 10.1016/j.jons.2019.01.001 - Article's Language: EN
J Oncol Sci 5 (2019) 19-22
This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license
With this review, we aimed to describe the role of adjuvant radiotherapy in the therapeutic management of metastatic inflammatory breast cancer, a rare and aggressive disease historically characterized by high rates of recurrence and poor prognosis. In the context of a multimodality approach, Post-Mastectomy Radiotherapy (PMRT) affirms its role as an appriopriate treatment strategy to improve loco-regional tumor control in selected patients. Further validation in prospective trials is required to better define a standardized therapeutic management of this disease.
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