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For women just diagnosed with breast cancer, one of the important decisions confronting them is whether to have a lumpectomy or mastectomy.
ROCHESTER, Minn., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the October issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource attribution is required. Reprinting is allowed for a fee.
Later diagnosis, less first-course treatment and race are the main reasons for the difference in mortality between rich and poor breast cancer patients.
Breastâ€“conserving surgery offered to the majority of patients.
With there being a concern that mastectomy is excessively used as a treatment for breast cancer, a survey of nearly 2,000 women indicates that breast-conserving surgery was attempted as the initial therapy for about 75 percent of those surveyed, according to a study in the October 14 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on surgical care.
New study in Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds geography, education and economic status affect treatment for early invasive breast cancer.
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), the most common non-invasive lesion of the breast, presents unique challenges for patients and providers largely because the natural course of the untreated disease is not well understood.
A new study identifies a molecule that acts cooperatively with a well known oncoprotein to drive progression of noninvasive breast cancer to metastatic, life-threatening disease. The research findings, published by Cell Press in the September issue of the journal Cancer Cell, could have a significant impact on therapeutic decisions by facilitating identification of high risk patients.
Research indicates that the smallest spread of cancer to a lymph node can put a breast cancer patient at much higher risk of having the disease return years later, suggesting more treatment than surgery may be needed.
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