Very Early Breast Cancer: Boost Radiotherapy Effective

Fri, 07 Jul 2006 11:00 PM EST

... Radiotherapy of the whole breast followed by a boost could stop the very early stages of breast cancer from returning claim researchers from the international Rare Cancer Network in paper published online today by The Lancet Oncology. This strategy should therefore be considered in addition to surgery for patients with the breast-cancer precursor called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS. [click link for full article] ...