Surgery may improve survival in metastatic breast cancer

04/1/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

A German study found patients with metastatic breast cancer who underwent surgery to remove lung tumors had an average survival rate of 103 months in cases of complete removal, and 20 to 23 months in those whose tumors could not be completely removed. The results suggest physicians should consider surgery in such patients, researchers wrote in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

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