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[Fulvestrant treatment of breast cancer in a patient with severe comorbidities - a case report]

BÁNHEGYI Róbert János1, NAGY Ágnes Krisztina1, LIPPAI Zsuzsanna1, FÜLÖP Ferenc2, RAJTÁR Mária3, PIKÓ Béla1

MAY 20, 2017

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2017;27(04-05)

[Today, despite the increasing number of targeted and immunotherapeutic agents in oncology, the endocrine therapy is still an effective and manageable modality with acceptable safety profile in the treatment of hormone receptor positive breast cancer, especially in patients with multiple severe comorbidities. We present a case of successful treatment with fulvestrant of a woman with breast cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, diabetes and heart failure, that emphasizes the need of personalized treatment. ]

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  1. Békés Megyei Központi Kórház, Pándy Kálmán Tagkórház, Megyei Onkológiai Központ
  2. Békés Megyei Központi Kórház, Pándy Kálmán Tagkórház Radiológiai Osztály
  3. Bács-Kiskun Megyei Kórház, Nukleáris Medicina Osztály

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