Primary Breast Cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2013 – Ann Oncol 2013; 24 (Suppl 6): vi7-vi23.

Authors: F. Cardoso, S. Kyriakides, F. Penault-Llorca, P. Poortmans, E. Senkus, A. Thompson, S. Zackrisson

Revised text covers diagnosis and pathology/molecular biology, staging and risk assessment, management of local/locoregional disease including surgery, advances in axillary staging, and radiation therapy. The recommendations for adjuvant systemic treatment cover endocrine treatment in pre- and post-menopausal patients, chemotherapy, HER2-directed therapy, and the current role of bisphosphonates.

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