Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 18th, 2010
The study, which involved more than 18,000 women age 65 and older who had breast cancer, found that those who started radiation treatment more than six weeks after breast-conserving surgery were more likely to have a local recurrence than those whose radiation treatment started within six weeks of surgery. The findings are being published online by the British Medical Journal.
Rinaa Punglia, MD, MPH, a radiation oncologist at Dana-Farber and Brigham...
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