Study sparks debate on value of treatment for early stage breast cancer

August 20, 2015 7:40 PM

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A new study released Thursday sparked a debate on the importance of treatment options for women diagnosed with the earliest stage of breast cancer.

The study found that treatment such as radiology for women diagnosed with with DCIS —ductal carcinoma in situ — or stage 0 breast cancer does not eliminate the threat of breast cancer at 10 years. However, researchers studied 100,000 women diagnosed with DCIS for 20 years, and found 97% of them did ...

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