Secondary breast angiosarcoma: Lethal response to anti-angiogenic therapy with paclitaxel chemotherapy. A case report

Laura Tomasello, Giovanni Gardin, Francesco Boccardo

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Abstract

Angiosarcoma of the breast is a malignant tumour of vascular endothelial cells. It is a rare and difficult tumour to treat. The authors report a case of cutaneous radiation-associated angiosarcoma treated with paclitaxel chemotherapy. A few days after drug administration, bleeding of skin lesions was observed and the patient died.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4775-4777
Number of pages3
JournalAnticancer Research
Volume26
Issue number6 C
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2006

Keywords

  • Breast angiosarcoma
  • Chemotherapy
  • Paclitaxel

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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