High Independent Prognostic and Predictive Value of Circulating Tumor Cells in a Large Prospective Multicenter Trial Including Serum Tumor Markers in First Line Chemotherapy Metastatic Breast Patients.

The detection of more than five circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the peripheral blood of women with metastatic breast cancer appears to signal a rapidly worsening outcome in both progression-free survival and overall survival, according to a study by French researchers. This study is the largest, prospective series to date validating the prognostic value of […]

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