Surgical treatment of breast cancer after neoadjuvant intraarterial chemotherapy
The presented overview thoroughly covers the issues of application of neo-adjuvant loco-regional chemotherapy in the complex treatment of breast cancer and the consecutive opportunities for surgical treatment. The current use of intra-arterial infusion chemotherapy is mainly in locallyadvanced breast cancer, including inflammatory carcinoma, as well as for treatment of local and lymph-nodal recurrences. The aim in IIIA or IIIB breast cancer stages is initially inoperable cancer to be downstaged in order an operative treatment to be accomplished, while II-staged patients to be regarded asandidates for breast-conserving surgery.
|Key words BREAST CANCER. OPERATIVE TREATMENT LOCOREGIONAL CHEMOTHERAPY –|