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2006-07-06 06:10:00

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.

2006-06-08 14:04:24

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.

2006-04-07 19:38:33

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.

2006-03-22 12:18:53

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exposure to the among

2006-03-03 09:25:53

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite the inconveni

2006-02-01 15:05:00

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.

2006-01-24 11:46:32

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.

2006-01-20 09:20:19

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.

2005-12-29 10:17:52

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.

2005-12-15 22:44:38

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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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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