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Chemotherapy and Breast Cancer

For some breast cancer patients, chemotherapy isn't always necessary.
Publish Date: Topic: Body + BrainBody & BrainNova

It used to be standard practice that all patients received chemotherapy after surgery to prevent the recurrence of breast cancer. Today, a genetic test called Oncotype DX allows doctors to analyze the genome of a patient's cancer cells. The results can help oncologists determine whether a patient actually needs to endure chemotherapy post-surgery, thereby avoiding needless suffering.

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