January 16, 2022

Half of US breast surgeons may advise unneeded lymph node removal

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From Newsmax For women with early-stage breast cancer, many surgeons would advise extensive removal of the lymph nodes under the armpits even though recent evidence shows this doesn’t improve survival or the odds of cancer recurring, a U.S. study found.Nearly half of breast cancer surgeons surveyed said they would recommend the procedure, known as axillary […]