surgery or radiation therapy may help patients with advanced breast cancer live more
comfortably. It is not yet known whether early surgery is more effective than palliative
therapy for advanced breast cancer.
PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying early surgery to see how well it works
compared to standard palliative therapy in treating patients with stage IV breast cancer.
For more information about a clinical trial, clinical trial eligibility, or informed consent, contact our research nurses by phone or email:
- Cancer Help Line: (800) 639-6918
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Note: Any eligibility criteria noted are subject to change. Our research nurses can provide you with the most current eligibility and exclusion criteria. Any study involvement to be undertaken must ultimately be determined on an individual basis.