De-novo metastatic breast cancers with or without primary tumor resection - A 10-year study.


Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong; Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Electronic address: [Email]


Treatment of de novo metastatic breast cancer is usually palliative with systemic treatment; surgical excision of the primary tumour is reserved in patients with significant symptoms from the primary tumour. Survival benefit of surgical removal of the primary tumour remains controversial.


Breast neoplasm,Metastasis,Surgery,