Published in Clinical Oncology Week, March 17th, 2003
"Intramedullary spinal cord metastases (ISCM) are usually the result of rapidly progressing systemic malignancy. Breast cancer is one of the most common solid tumors with a high propensity of CNS dissemination. In the present report we describe two new cases with advanced breast cancer developing ISCM after a variable disease course," researchers in Greece report.
"One of these patients had brain metastasis at presentation, and while in relapse developed leptomeningeal carcinomatosis which was treated successfully; but it was followed shortly, as a terminal event, by ISCM and...
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