GENE TEST SPOTS BREAST CANCER PATIENTS WHO CAN SKIP POST-OP CHEMO

© Provided by HealthDay A genetic test can identify older breast cancer patients who can forgo chemotherapy after surgery, even if the cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes, a large international clinical trial shows."For decades, women with breast cancer that had spread to the axillary [armpit] lymph nodes were treated with chemotherapy after surgery, to reduce the risk of re...

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