Breast Cancer: A Review of Risk Factors and New Insights into Treatment

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Author(s): Kimia Karami Dolisgan*, Khatereh Anbari

Journal Name: Current Cancer Therapy Reviews


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Abstract:

Today, in spite of significant advances in cancer treatment has been made, however, breast cancer is still remains as one of the main health problem and considered as a top biomedical investigation urgency. The present study reviewed the common conventional chemotherapy agents and also some alternative and complementary approaches such as oncolytic virotherapy, bacteriotherapy, nanotherapy, immunotherapy, and natural products which are recommended for breast cancer treatment. In addition to current surgery approaches such as mastectomy, in recent years a number of novel techniques such as robotic mastectomies, nipple-sparing mastectomy, skin-sparing mastectomy, day-case mastectomy were used in breast cancer surgery. In this review, we summarize new insights risk factors, surgical and non-surgical treatments for breast cancer.

Keywords: Cancer therapy, surgical treatment, ono-surgical treatment, chemotherapy, breast cancer, mastectomy.

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DOI: 10.2174/1573394717999210120195208
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