Is Radiation Necessary After Breast Cancer Surgery?

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Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is a cancer that forms in the cells that line the milk ducts, and it accounts for 20% of new breast cancer diagnoses. The most common treatment is breast-conserving surgery to remove the cancerous tissue. While only a small percentage of women experience an invasive cancer event following surgery, radiation…

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Statement from Inova Breast Care Center

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Journal of American Medical Association publishes results of breast cancer study, which questions lymph node removal Statement from Inova Breast Care Center – (February 9, 2011) Certainly the results of the recent study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, which found a subset of patients who did not have additional lymph nodes…

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