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October 1999

Use of Radiation Therapy Debated

A number of recent studies have addressed the role of radiation therapy in the treatment of breast cancer. For noninvasive breast cancer (ductal carcinoma in situ), there is evidence suggesting that radiation may not be necessary for all women affected; for invasive breast cancer treated with mastectomy, radiation therapy may play an increased role in treatment.
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Research Review

Lower Dose of Tamoxifen Found Effective

Reducing the Blood Flow to Tumors

Blocking an Enzyme to Fight Cancer

Early High-dose Chemo Improves Breast Cancer Survival

Complementary Approaches

No Link Found Between Breast Cancer and Stress


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