Breast Cancer Patients Get Exposed to Unnecessary Radiation, New Study Shows

December 11, 2014 7:09 PM

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A new study reveals that breast cancer patients get exposed to unnecessary radiation. Although the common belief is that cancer needs to be treated with as many procedures as possible in order to destroy the deadly tumors and keep them from spreading in the human body, recent studies reveal that this is not quite the case in treating breast cancer.

A new scientific paper that appeared in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) on December 10, show that women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer may not need to be exposed to radiation therapy for seven weeks, after the surgery of removing the tumors.

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