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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

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