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Radiotherapy is less often used by breast cancer patients with young children

Radiotherapy (RT) after breast conserving surgery (BCS) has been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer (BC) recurrence. However, although younger women tend to have more aggressive tumors and have higher risks of recurrence than older BC patients, they are less likely to receive RT after BCS, according to a study published December 24 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-12/jot…

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