Items Tagged ‘early-stage breast cancer’

August 1st, 2017

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Has Low Rate of Breast Cancer Recurrence

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Investigators say most women with breast cancer are eligible for this type of mastectomy, which leaves the natural nipple in place Women with breast cancer who undergo nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) have a low rate of the cancer returning within the first five years, when most recurrences in the breast are diagnosed, findings of a single-center […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, breast surgery, early-stage breast cancer, News, Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy


October 8th, 2015

Low Oncotype® Recurrence Score® Identifies Group of Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer That can Avoid Chemotherapy

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The results of a study presented at the European Cancer Congress demonstrate that early-stage breast cancer patients with a low Oncotype DX® Recurrence Score® result of 10 or less who received hormonal therapy alone without chemotherapy had less than a one percent chance of distant recurrence at five years. The results are the first to be […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, clinical trial, early-stage breast cancer, News, oncotype dx, Stage I Node Negative Breast Cancer, Tailorx, Trial Assigning Individualized Options for Treatment (Rx)