Published in Cancer Weekly, May 1st, 1995
This is the largest collection of data, to date, looking at this issue, according to study researchers.
When all patients in the study were grouped together, regardless of the stage of their disease, the five-year survival rate was as good for patients who were treated with lumpectomy and radiation therapy (85 percent) as those who had mastectomy (79 percent), said Dr. David J. Winchester, assistant professor of surgery at Northwestern University Medical School.
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