In human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2+) expressing breast cancer subtype, the incidence of brain metastases is common and patients often die due to uncontrolled cranial disease. This is a case report of a HER2+ breast cancer woman with diffuse brain metastases that experienced long survival and clinical benefit from multiple radiotherapy treatments and combined systemic therapy, without increased toxicity.

Repeated courses of radiation treatment in an HER2-positive breast cancer patient with diffuse brain metastases: A case report

Silipigni S;Ippolito E;Matteucci P;Santini D;Greco C;Ramella S
2020-01-01

Abstract

In human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2+) expressing breast cancer subtype, the incidence of brain metastases is common and patients often die due to uncontrolled cranial disease. This is a case report of a HER2+ breast cancer woman with diffuse brain metastases that experienced long survival and clinical benefit from multiple radiotherapy treatments and combined systemic therapy, without increased toxicity.
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Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12610/3465
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