Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared to Confront Metastatic Breast Cancer?

Winston W. Tan, MD

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December 21, 2021

Systemic disease treatments are used to prolong survival and improve quality of life. Single-agent sequential cytotoxic therapy is preferred in the setting of metastatic breast cancer. Combination cytotoxic therapy is associated with a higher response rate, but toxicities are also increased, and it confers no survival benefit. Chemotherapy is used in patients with resistance to endocrine therapy or ER/PR-negative disease and a moderate or high disease burden.

Discover highlights from ASCO 2021 on the management of metastatic breast cancer here.

Learn more about the treatment and management of metastatic breast cancer.

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