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Microbubble ultrasound and breast biopsies

Using "microbubbles" and ultrasound can mean more targeted breast biopsies for patients with early breast cancer, helping to determine treatment and possibly saving those patients from undergoing a second breast cancer surgery, ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Cancer
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Drugs before surgery help women avoid mastectomies

(AP) -- Taking hormone-blocking pills for a few months before breast cancer surgery can shrink tumors and allow many women to have just the lump removed instead of the whole breast, a new study suggests.

dateSep 30, 2010 in Cancer
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Breast reconstruction varies by race, study finds

Latinas who spoke little English were less likely to undergo reconstruction surgery after a mastectomy for breast cancer, according to a study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer ...

dateOct 05, 2009 in Cancer
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