Published in Oncology Business Week, January 29th, 2006
"Metastatic involvement of the extrahepatic digestive system is rare. We here report the case of a 62-year-old woman who presented with a bowel obstruction related to a metastasis of breast cancer occurring 12 years after a mastectomy for lobular carcinoma," researchers in Italy reported.
"No other distant metastases were detected except for 2 nodules of 20 and 5 mm on the right chest wall. Biopsy of the larger nodule showed a lobular carcinoma. The patient underwent a right hemicolectomy and then received chemotherapy combined with letrozole, resulting in a partial response....
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