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Chiropractic management of a patient with breast cancer metastases to the brain and spine: a case report

August 31, 2015

Cancers of the breast, kidney, lungs, prostate and thyroid metastasize to the musculoskeletal system in the majority of patients with malignancy. This report chronicles the case of a 65-year-old female with a known history of breast cancer who presented to a chiropractic clinic. Once metastasis was ruled out as the cause of her complaint, the

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Metastic bone disease secondary to breast cancer: an all too common cause of low back pain

July 14, 2014

Breast cancer is currently the most common form of cancer in women and will eventually affect 12 percent of the female population. Since 40% of patients with breast cancer develop musculoskeletal symptoms secondary to metastatic bone disease, the likelihood of patients presenting to chiropractic settings with this disorder is relatively high. The need for further

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