Oncology & Cancer

Surgery often sufficient to avoid recurrence in colon cancer

A new study from Uppsala University shows that many patients with colon cancer do not need any chemotherapy and that among patients who benefit from chemotherapy it does not have to be as intense for everyone.

Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer's spread routes mapped

Breast cancer spreads to other organs in the body according to certain specific patterns. This has been shown by a team of researchers from Karolinska Institutet and KTH in Sweden and the University of Helsinki in Finland ...

Oncology & Cancer

Sentinel lymph node dissection non-inferior to axillary node

(HealthDay)—Ten-year overall survival for primary breast cancer patients treated with sentinel lymph node dissection (SLND) alone is similar to that seen in those treated with axillary lymph node dissection (ALND), according ...

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