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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.
U.S. scientists have developed a computer model that predicts cancer recurrence in an individual based on how tumor changes size after radiation therapy. Jian Z.
Rhode Island Hospital is one of only four sites across the country to participate in a new clinical trial called the DIGNITY Study. The study will investigate the effectiveness of a chemotherapeutic agent, ThermoDox, used in conjunction with mild hyperthermia (a form of heat therapy) for treating recurrent chest wall breast cancer.
The recent decline in invasive breast cancer in the US was significantly less pronounced in the poor and those who live in rural areas.
Many women with breast cancer take anti-oxidants while undergoing cancer treatment, even though the consequences are unknown, U.S.
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