Feb 28, 2010 10:46 AM by Jamie Smith
Removing a healthy breast when the other one is cancerous may be beneficial to some breast cancer patients.
Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found a small survival benefit for women under age 50 with stage 1 or 2 cancer that is ER negative.
That particular group makes up less than 10% of all breast cancer patients.
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