The treatment goals for patients with metastatic breast cancer are to prolong survival and improve quality of life. Single-agent sequential cytotoxic therapy is generally preferred. Combination cytotoxic therapy is associated with a higher response rate, but toxicities are also increased, and it confers no survival benefit.
In the metastatic setting, chemotherapy is used across all tumor subtypes.
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