New ways to optimize breast cancer treatment

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Abstract

Breast cancer patients without apparent distant metastases at the time of primary tumor removal, may later suffer from a distant relapse, indicating the presence of occult micrometastases at the time of diagnosis. Sensitive methods to detect micrometastatic breast cancer may be helpful in optimizing treatment for breast cancer patients. It may facilitate the selection of patients for early systemic 'adjuvant' therapy and the evaluation of response to adjuvant therapy. See: Summary and future perspectives. ... Zie: Chapter 11
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • University of Groningen
Supervisors/Advisors
  • de Leij, Lou, Supervisor
  • de Vries, Liesbeth, Supervisor
Award date1-Jan-2001
Place of Publication[Groningen]
Publisher
Print ISBNs90-367-1398-6
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Proefschriften (vorm)
  • Adjuvantia
  • Borstkanker
  • 44.92

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