Regional chemotherapy for the treatment of breast cancer : a review of clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and guidelines

Regional chemotherapy for metastatic cancer is not practiced widely within Canada. The treatment is available at certain institutions for treatment of colorectal cancer that has metastasized to the liver, but it is not available for metastatic breast cancer in Canada due to a lack of evidence from c...

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Main Authors: Gray, Casey, Campbell, Kaitryn (Author)
Corporate Author: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ottawa (ON) CADTH 2018, October 12, 2018
Edition:Version 1.0
Series:CADTH rapid response report: summary with critical appraisal
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Regional chemotherapy for metastatic cancer is not practiced widely within Canada. The treatment is available at certain institutions for treatment of colorectal cancer that has metastasized to the liver, but it is not available for metastatic breast cancer in Canada due to a lack of evidence from clinical trials. The objective of this report is to summarize the evidence regarding regional chemotherapy for adults with metastatic breast cancer to help address uncertainty about its effectiveness for this indication
Physical Description:1 PDF file (26 pages) illustrations