Long Radiation Treatments Called Unnecessary in Many Breast Cancer Cases

From nytimes.com Published at December 11, 2014 Views 2,856

Two-thirds of women who have lumpectomies for breast cancer are receiving radiation treatment that lasts nearly twice as long as necessary, a new study reports. The conventional, longer treatment lasts five to seven weeks. But four rigorous studies and guidelines from a leading radiology society conclude that three to four weeks of more intense radiation is just as effective.

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