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I want to know whether radio surgery (cyber knife or gamma knife) is applicable in metastatic breast cancer to liver?

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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Mets in liver

If someone had just one met, cyberknife, rfa, nano knife, cryo ablation or surgical resection any of them can be considered.
It would be important to biopsy it and make sure what the pathology is as there is a 20% chance of having different pathology compared to the primary breast cancer. That can make a difference in systemic therapy we choose.

In brief: Mets in liver

If someone had just one met, cyberknife, rfa, nano knife, cryo ablation or surgical resection any of them can be considered.
It would be important to biopsy it and make sure what the pathology is as there is a 20% chance of having different pathology compared to the primary breast cancer. That can make a difference in systemic therapy we choose.
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Very good answer. I learned something new today.

In brief: It can be

Works ok and will reduce tumor burden.

In brief: It can be

Works ok and will reduce tumor burden.
Dr. Terry Simpson
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