oncology
Breast Cancer

Radiation therapy does not impact survival, may be omitted in older breast cancer patients

Radiation therapy after breast-conserving surgery may not be necessary in some older patients with HR-positive breast cancer, according to new research presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Though local recurrences were more common, the lack of radiation therapy had no impact on 10-year survival rates. “Based on these results, we believe that omission ...

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