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An Overview of Treatment Options for Advanced Breast Cancer

Dr. Elizabeth Comen Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

In the current environment, it is possible for women with later stage breast cancer to do very well for long periods of time. There are so many options, both new and old, to treat metastatic breast cancer.

This section provides information about what those options are–from targeted therapies to chemotherapy–and when these various treatment options can be used. It also provides information on new, exciting research that is currently being tested in clinical trials.

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Dr. Elizabeth Comen serves as a medical advisor to SurvivorNet. She is a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Read More