Stage 4 breast cancer surgery

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Published: 28 Jun 2017
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Prof Maria João Cardoso - Champalimaud Clinical Centre, Lisbon, Portugal

Prof Cardoso talks to ecancer at The Umberto Veronesi Milan Breast Cancer Conference about the problems faced when facing the decision about whether to perform surgery in patients with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer at presentation. 

She goes on to discuss whether surgery of the primary tumour will have an impact on survival rates after bone metastasis has occurred. 

Dr Ciarán Nicholl spoke to ecancer at IFCPE 2017 outlining the European guidelines for breast cancer treatment here