Breast Cancer

, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 491–492

Disease-free interval in metastatic breast cancer patients undergoing complete remission: implications of cross-sectional study design and biologic considerations about disease history

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medical OncologyFondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei TumoriMilanItaly
  2. 2.Department of Cancer Biology and GeneticsThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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