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LONDON (Reuters) - A booster dose of radiotherapy may help stop young women with very early breast cancer from progressing to a more serious form of the disease, researchers said on Thursday. Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is a pre-cancer that occurs in cells lining the breast milk ducts.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who carry mutations in the BRCA-1 or BRCA-2 genes have a high risk of developing breast cancer, and of having a recurrence. For such women with early breast cancer who desire breast-conserving surgery rather than a full mastectomy, extra treatments can help.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most women who have a breast removed to prevent a second bout of cancer don't regret their decision, a new study suggests. The study surveyed 519 women who'd had cancer in one breast but decided to have both breasts removed in order to avoid a recurrence.
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Use of radiation therapy reduces the risk that a breast cancer removed with breast-conserving surgery will return, according to a report in the medical journal Cancer. A surgical specimen with no evidence that cancer was left behind is tied to a reduced risk of recurrence as well.
By Matthew Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Twenty-two women were wrongly given the all clear at two Greater Manchester hospitals when they actually had breast cancer, a report on Tuesday revealed.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Survivors of early-stage breast cancer generally receive good health care in the first year after they finish treatment, but not all of them get the recommended check-up mammogram, according to a new report.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Though most women with breast cancer are aware they have the option for breast reconstruction soon after surgery, few may fully understand the details of the procedure, a new study suggests.
By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Cancer patients who have radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery have a lower risk of recurrence and a better chance of beating the illness, according to a study on Friday.
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