The Chinese-German Journal of Clinical Oncology

, Volume 8, Issue 12, pp 729–733

The application of Meta-analysis in the latest comprehensive treatment of breast cancer

Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10330-009-0158-8

Cite this article as:
Guo, F., Xie, X. & Liu, Z. Chin. -Ger. J. Clin. Oncol. (2009) 8: 729. doi:10.1007/s10330-009-0158-8

Abstract

Meta-analysis is a kind of systematic review, which uses quantitative method to summarize the results. It is a comprehensive evaluation to the findings of previous studies with higher credibility. Recently, it is applied to all areas of scientific research, particularly in the integrated treatment of breast cancer. Currently, breast cancer is known one of the most common malignant tumors, and its incidence is increasing year by year. Therefore, more and more clinical doctors pay attention to the effect of comprehensive treatment for patients with breast cancer. This article mainly collects the results of comprehensive treatment of breast cancer, in which the method of Meta-analysis is applied. In addition, we discuss the latest progress in order to guide the clinical treatment.

Key words

Meta-analysisbreast cancercomprehensive treatment

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OncologyThe General Hospital of Shenyang Military RegionShenyangChina
  2. 2.Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese MedicineShenyangChina