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For nursing home patients, breast cancer surgery may do more harm than good

For nursing home patients, breast cancer surgery may do more harm than good

Christiana Care Health System successfully reduces opioid prescriptions

Christiana Care Health System successfully reduces opioid prescriptions

Johns Hopkins expert panel develops first set of operation-specific opioid prescribing guidelines

Johns Hopkins expert panel develops first set of operation-specific opioid prescribing guidelines

Lumpectomy plus radiation associated with reduced risk of breast cancer death, study finds

Lumpectomy plus radiation associated with reduced risk of breast cancer death, study finds

Leading-edge radiation therapy offered by Loyola Medicine to broad range of cancer patients

Leading-edge radiation therapy offered by Loyola Medicine to broad range of cancer patients

Clinical trial tests one-time, high-dose radiation treatment for early-stage breast cancer

Clinical trial tests one-time, high-dose radiation treatment for early-stage breast cancer

HIFU treatment may be as effective as surgery or radiotherapy to destroy prostate tumors

HIFU treatment may be as effective as surgery or radiotherapy to destroy prostate tumors

KU Cancer Center launches clinical trial to eliminate radiation therapy for HER2-positive breast cancer

KU Cancer Center launches clinical trial to eliminate radiation therapy for HER2-positive breast cancer

Scientists move closer to developing alternative method for breast cancer detection

Scientists move closer to developing alternative method for breast cancer detection

Actual experiences with modern breast radiation therapy found to be better than expected

Actual experiences with modern breast radiation therapy found to be better than expected

Interactive online tool can help breast cancer patients better understand treatment options

Interactive online tool can help breast cancer patients better understand treatment options

Many breast cancer patients do not feel fully informed about their treatment options, say researchers

Many breast cancer patients do not feel fully informed about their treatment options, say researchers

Rush uses SAVI SCOUT technology to enhance breast surgery for women

Rush uses SAVI SCOUT technology to enhance breast surgery for women

So much care it hurts: Unneeded scans, therapy, surgery only add to patients’ ills

So much care it hurts: Unneeded scans, therapy, surgery only add to patients’ ills

New U-M study examines why overtreatment in older breast cancer patients persists

New U-M study examines why overtreatment in older breast cancer patients persists

Study reveals how different breast cancer treatments impact employment experiences of women

Study reveals how different breast cancer treatments impact employment experiences of women

Hypofractionated breast radiation therapy safe and effective in women under 50, study finds

Hypofractionated breast radiation therapy safe and effective in women under 50, study finds

Study explores long-term consequences of breast surgery on woman's sensuality, sexual function

Study explores long-term consequences of breast surgery on woman's sensuality, sexual function

Adding a second HER2-targeted treatment may improve outcomes for some women with breast cancer

Adding a second HER2-targeted treatment may improve outcomes for some women with breast cancer

CLI could be promising technique for assessing tumor margins during breast-conserving surgery

CLI could be promising technique for assessing tumor margins during breast-conserving surgery