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Extensive Lymph Node Removal Doesn’t Improve Survival in Some Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Long-term results from a large clinical trial confirm that, for some women with early-stage breast cancer who have lumpectomy as their surgical treatment, a less extensive lymph node biopsy approach is sufficient. The trial showed that women with early-stage breast cancer who have cancer cells in one or two sentinel lymph nodes can skip axillary Read more »

Breast Cancer Spread Explained in Recent Study

A new study from Johns Hopkins researchers suggests that the lethal spread of breast cancer is as dependent on a tumour’s protein-rich environment as on genetic changes inside tumour cells.