Show Summary Details
Page of

Recurrent breast cancer 

Recurrent breast cancer
Chapter:
Recurrent breast cancer
Author(s):

James Harvey

, Sue Down

, Rachel Bright-Thomas

, John Winstanley

, and Hugh Bishop

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199215065.003.0023
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2016. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 15 September 2019

Recurrent breast cancer. A proportion of breast cancer patients will develop disease recurrence, and it is important to recognise and manage this in a timely manner. This chapter explains the differences in management between local, loco-regional and systemic disease recurrence, including surgical, radiotherapy and chemotherapy options. The treatment of skeletal metastases is also covered, and the importance of involving palliative care specialists emphasised. Finally, the management of locally advanced primary breast cancer is discussed.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.