Current best practices and rationalistic perspectives in causation-based prevention, early detection and multidisciplinary treatment of breast and gastric cancer

Gastric & Breast Cancer e-journal
DOI: 10.2122/gbc.2006.0049



The current role of surgery in the treatment strategy of solid cancer
Baltoyiannis G, Xeropotamos N, Batsis C, Ziogas T, Liakakos T and Fatouros* M.

From the Depts. Of Surgery at the Ioannina University (BG, XN, BC, ZT, FM) and Attiko University Hospital of Athens (LT), Greece,


The future of cancer treatment lies in novel combinations of cytotoxic chemotherapeutic agents and targeted drugs. However, the principal role of appropriate surgery should not be underestimated. What are the risks of inadequate surgery giving emphasis on the efficacy of radiotherapy and adjuvant treatment?

Online ISSN : 1109 - 7647
   Print ISSN : 1109 - 7655

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