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The use of fulvestrant in patients with advanced breast cancer

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Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women in Poland and the entire world, but thanks to early diagnostics and efficacious therapeutic methods, its prognosis is good. In some patients with advanced breast cancer, long-term survival is observed, which is why it is essential to select the most appropriate therapy, and to follow up on the course of disease and possible adverse events related to the treatment applied. The slow development of hormone-receptor-positive cancer, and a multitude of therapeutic options constitute a real challenge in palliative treatment. The use of fulvestrant resulted in a good response in both of the presented cases, and did not in any way comprise the daily lives of the patients over a long period of time.
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