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Overtreating earliest cancers -- but which ones?

(AP) -- D.J. Soviero wanted the least treatment that would beat back her small, early-stage breast cancer, but her first doctor insisted she had only one option: tumor removal followed by radiation and chemotherapy.

Jun 15, 2010
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Breakthrough method predicts risk of invasive breast cancer

For the first time, scientists have discovered a way to predict whether women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) - the most common form of non-invasive breast cancer - are at risk of developing more invasive tumors in later ...

Apr 28, 2010
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