Treatment of locally advanced breast cancer

Semin Oncol. 1992 Jun;19(3):278-85.


It is possible to convert most patients with stage III breast cancer to the state of "no evidence of disease." The challenges now are to increase the cure rate by eradicating local and distant micrometastatic disease, and to minimize the mutilation of locoregional treatment.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Breast Neoplasms / therapy*
  • Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Female
  • Forecasting
  • Humans