Breast cancer patients may still live long with less invasive surgery


September 22, 2010

USA Today

LONDON (AP) — Some breast cancer patients may do just as well with a less invasive surgery to remove selected lymph nodes rather than the aggressive operation normally used to remove them all, a new study says.

In the biggest trial yet to compare the two procedures, North American researchers found early breast cancer patients don't need the more interventionist surgery to live longer... Read More