Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Challenges in optimizing care in advanced breast cancer patients: Results of an international survey linked to the ABC1 consensus conference

Published Online: July 19, 2015

Until recently, many international guidelines have focussed on the treatment of early-stage breast cancer, with little emphasis on advanced-stage disease. To improve the management of advanced breast cancer (ABC), the European School of Oncology (ESO) established the ABC International Consensus Conference and Guidelines. Delegates from the first conference and additional groups selected by ESO were invited to complete a survey to identify current challenges and barriers associated with optimizing ABC management.