Breast Cancer Surgery Now Often Involves Fewer Lymph Nodes

April 3, 2015 4:00 PM

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FRIDAY, April 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Compared with five years ago, women with breast cancer and just one cancerous lymph node are less likely to have most underarm lymph nodes removed, a new study reports.

The results of the analysis of data from 2.7 million breast cancer patients highlight a major change in breast cancer management as a result of recommendations from the American College of Surgeons.

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