Breast Cancer in SSc Patients May Have Good Prognosis

Breast Cancer in SSc Patients May Have Good Prognosis

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Breast Cancer in SSc Patients May Have Good Prognosis

Some patients with systemic scleroderma (SSc) appear to develop breast cancer with a good prognosis, a small study has found. The findings suggest reducing exposure to cancer therapies, namely chemotherapy and radiotherapy, which should be limited to higher-risk patients. The study, “Clinical and pathological features of breast cancer in systemic sclerosis: results from the Sclero-Breast study,” was published in the Journal of Personalized Medicine by a team of researchers from Italy. Previous studies have shown…

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