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Bisphosphonate treatment and radiotherapy in metastatic breast cancer
(Humana Press, 2008-09)
Patients with advanced breast cancer frequently develop metastasis to bone. Bone metastasis results in intractable pain and high risk of pathologic fractures due to osteolysis. The treatment of breast cancer patients with ...
Multidrug resistance mediated by MRP1 gene overexpression in breast cancer patients
(Taylor & Francis, 2009-02)
Multidrug resistance (MDR) is a serious handicap towards the effective treatment of breast cancer patients. One of the most prevalent MDR mechanisms is through the overexpression of genes coding the proteins called Multidrug ...
Rates of myocardial infarction and coronary artery disease and risk factors in patients treated with radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer
We read the interesting article by Jagsi et al on the increased rates of coronary artery disease in patients treated with radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer.1 In their study, those authors concluded that the ...