Latest Breast-conserving surgery Stories
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For some, getting a mammogram is a routine. For others, maybe not so.
University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers used data from 4,276 cases of male breast cancer and 718,587 cases of female breast cancer to show that the disease is treated differently in men than in women.
Rural women with breast cancer are less likely than their urban counterparts to receive recommended radiation therapy after having a lumpectomy, a breast-sparing surgery that removes only tumors and surrounding tissue.
A new study found that women who were diagnosed with early stage breast cancer and did not undergo mastectomies had equal or better survival rates than women who had breast removal surgery.
The breast cancer treatment brachytherapy—heralded for its low complication rates—actually results in more complications than whole-breast radiation one year after treatment.
Two new studies presented at the ESMO 2012 Congress in Vienna, Austria show how improvements in breast cancer treatments are making it possible for more women to conserve their breasts following therapy, but raise concerns about whether enough women are being offered these approaches.
Combining Radiation and Tamoxifen Therapy to Lumpectomy for DCIS Reduces Risk of Cancer Recurrence PITTSBURGH, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adding radiation and/or tamoxifen therapy to the treatment plan of women who undergo a lumpectomy for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), the most common form of non-invasive breast cancer, reduces the risk of a dangerous cancer recurrence, according to a study published today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute by physicians at...
Non-invasive breast cancer, or ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), is commonly treated with either breast-conserving surgery (with or without follow-up radiation) or mastectomy.
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), or non-invasive breast cancer, is typically treated with either breast-conserving surgeryâ€”with or without follow-up radiationâ€”or mastectomy.
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