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Simultaneous Hormone- and Chemotherapy, Compared with Hormone Therapy Followed by Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Metastasising Mammary Carcinoma — Preliminary Results of a Current Study

  • F. Cavalli
  • P. Alberto
  • W. F. Jungi
  • G. Martz
  • L. Barrelet
  • J. P. Obrecht
  • K. W. Brunner
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research / Fortschritte der Krebsforschung / Progrès dans les recherches sur le cancer book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 71)

Abstract

It is undisputed that in the majority of patients the course of the disease of mammary carcinoma in the metastasising stage has been decisively influenced through the results of modern cytostatic combination therapy (Brunner u. Martz, 1976; Fey, 1978).

Keywords

Hormonal Therapy Remission Rate Mammary Carcinoma Premenopausal Patient Cytostatic Treatment 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Cavalli
    • 1
  • P. Alberto
    • 1
  • W. F. Jungi
    • 1
  • G. Martz
    • 1
  • L. Barrelet
    • 1
  • J. P. Obrecht
    • 1
  • K. W. Brunner
    • 1
  1. 1.Servizio OncologicoOspedale San GiovanniBellinzonaSwitzerland

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