Preoperative therapy in invasive breast cancer: pathologic assessment and systemic therapy issues in operable disease.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Volume 26, Issue 5, p.814-9 (2008)


2008, Antineoplastic Agents, Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal, Aromatase Inhibitors, Breast Neoplasms, Clinical Research Division, Congresses as Topic, Female, Humans, Mastectomy, Segmental, National Cancer Institute (U.S.), Neoadjuvant Therapy, Neoplasm, Residual, Patient Care Team, Patient Selection, Preoperative Care, Receptor, erbB-2, Remission Induction, United States


To review the state of the science with respect to preoperative systemic therapy and pathologic assessment in operable breast cancer.