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Clinical study demonstrates effective alternative to mastectomy for recurrent breast cancer

Clinical study demonstrates effective alternative to mastectomy for recurrent breast cancer

Radiation therapy alone found to be cost-effective for treatment of DCIS

Radiation therapy alone found to be cost-effective for treatment of DCIS

Genetic testing results help woman to make decisions about her treatment and preventive care

Genetic testing results help woman to make decisions about her treatment and preventive care

Research asserts ability of DRS technique to characterize healthy and non-healthy tissue

Research asserts ability of DRS technique to characterize healthy and non-healthy tissue

Breast-conserving treatment may be a viable alternative to mastectomy, study suggests

Breast-conserving treatment may be a viable alternative to mastectomy, study suggests

New research could help better understand progress of breast cancer

New research could help better understand progress of breast cancer

Older women with DCIS gain no benefit from sentinel lymph node biopsy

Older women with DCIS gain no benefit from sentinel lymph node biopsy

Survey quantifies cancer patients' interest in pathology services

Survey quantifies cancer patients' interest in pathology services

Women under 40 often choose aggressive surgery out of fear of second breast cancer

Women under 40 often choose aggressive surgery out of fear of second breast cancer

Lumpectomy is less invasive surgery and requires no hospitalization, shows study

Lumpectomy is less invasive surgery and requires no hospitalization, shows study

Partial, whole breast radiation after lumpectomy yield similar cosmetic outcomes

Partial, whole breast radiation after lumpectomy yield similar cosmetic outcomes

Study examines racial disparities in survival outcomes of pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma

Study examines racial disparities in survival outcomes of pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma

Doctors can change opioid prescribing habits, but progress comes in small doses

Doctors can change opioid prescribing habits, but progress comes in small doses

Women with breast cancer should start postoperative chemotherapy soon

Women with breast cancer should start postoperative chemotherapy soon

Surgeons’ opioid-prescribing habits hard to kick

Surgeons’ opioid-prescribing habits hard to kick

Breast cancer patients unaware of surgical options, study finds

Breast cancer patients unaware of surgical options, study finds

New surgical guideline reduces re-operation rates for breast cancer patients

New surgical guideline reduces re-operation rates for breast cancer patients

Jewish General Hospital initiates new clinical trial to avoid surgery in breast cancer patients

Jewish General Hospital initiates new clinical trial to avoid surgery in breast cancer patients

Cryoablation shows potential as a treatment for low-risk breast cancer

Cryoablation shows potential as a treatment for low-risk breast cancer

Radiation therapy can lower risk of breast cancer recurrence in patients with ‘good risk’ DCIS

Radiation therapy can lower risk of breast cancer recurrence in patients with ‘good risk’ DCIS