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Title: Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for oligometastatic breast cancer in elderly patients
Authors: Morales-Orue, Ignacio
Zafra-Martin, Juan
Garcia, Laura
Chicas-Sett, Rodolfo
Castilla-Martinez, Juan
Cabezon, Maria Auxiliadora
Burgos, Javier
Lloret Sáez-Bravo, Marta 
Lara, Pedro C.
UNESCO Clasification: 320101 Oncología
320112 Radioterapia
Keywords: Breast
Elderly
Oligometastatic
Radiotherapy
Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (Sabr)
Issue Date: 2020
Journal: Translational Cancer Research 
Abstract: Breast cancer (BC) is the principal cause of cancer-related death in women. Metastatic patients are usually treated with a systemic therapy, but clinical results are limited. Oligometastatic subjects can benefit from high-precision radiotherapy techniques to potentially achieve a complete response. Currently, there is limited evidence of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) treatments in elderly oligometastatic cancer patients. A review of the medical literature was performed in PubMed database to assess the current role of SABR in the treatment of breast oligometastases in elderly patients. SABR represents a feasible and safe therapeutic approach in oligometastatic elderly BC patients. Further studies are required to establish the optimum patient selection and treatment scheme.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/70317
ISSN: 2218-676X
DOI: 10.21037/tcr.2019.08.29
Source: Translational Cancer Research [ISSN 2218-676X], v. 9, p. S197-S206
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