Tuesday, April 04, 2006

New way to assess breast cancer recurrence

UPI NewsTrack, April 4, 2006
Taiwan and U.S. researchers have developed a new prediction model to help physicians determine the chance of recurrence in high-risk breast cancer patients...The new method takes into account five different risk factors in determining the chance of recurrence in high-risk patients and approximating the benefits of radiation therapy..."This prediction model is important because identifying higher risk patients sooner will allow doctors to more aggressively treat those cancers, in the hopes of giving patients a higher chance for a cure." --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--


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