Oligometastases: History and future vision of breast cancer

Yuzuru Niibe, Keiichi Jingu, Hiroshi Onishi

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Oligometastases, oligo-recurrence, sync-oligometastases and metachronous oligometastases were proposed based on the spectrum theory. This review article, first, described the history of cancer theory. Second, we described the history of the concepts of oligometastases, oligo-recurrence and sync-oligometastases. Finally, we prospect future visions of breast cancer of oligometastases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5028-5031
Number of pages4
JournalTranslational Cancer Research
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Aug 1


  • Breast cancer
  • Metachronous oligometastases
  • Oligo-recurrence
  • Oligometastases
  • Sync-oligometastases

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cancer Research


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