Items Tagged ‘lumpectomy’

November 30, 2015

Radiation After Lumpectomy Improves Outcomes Among Elderly with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer


The addition of radiation therapy following a lumpectomy appears to significantly improve outcomes among elderly women with triple-negative breast cancer. These results were recently presented at the 2015 Breast Cancer Conference in San Francisco, CA. Approximately 10-20% of breast cancers are referred to as triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). These types of cancers are both hormone-negative, […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, lumpectomy, News, radiation, Stage I Node Negative Breast Cancer, THBC, Triple Negative Breast Cancer