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Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of radiofrequency ablation for breast cancer smaller than 2 cm.

Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of radiofrequency ablation for breast cancer smaller than 2 cm.

Posted by on Jul 11, 2021 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for breast cancer (BC) smaller than 2 cm. The data showed that RFA was safe and effective in these patients. Some background Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a medical procedure where pieces of tissue are removed using the heat that is produced from an...

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Radiofrequency Ablation and Surgery vs Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer Treatment.

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated how safe radiofrequency ablation combined with surgery is in comparison to lumpectomy as a treatment for breast cancer. The study found that there was a higher likelihood of having no cancer left in the breast with radiofrequency ablation and surgery compared to lumpectomy. Some background Radiofrequency ablation...

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Prognosis and the benefits of trastuzumab in pT1a-bN0M0 HER2-positive breast cancer

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the prognosis of pT1a-bN0M0 breast cancer patients according to tumor subtype, and the survival benefit associated with adjuvant trastuzumab for those patients with HER2+status. Some background Breast cancer is extremely heterogeneous, meaning that the same disease can have many different origins. pT1a-bN0M0...

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Local recurrence rates of breast cancer if treated with chemotherapy before or after surgery

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper investigates which approach provides longer recurrence free survival time after breast conserving surgery – pre- or post-operative chemotherapy.  Some background Breast conserving surgery (lumpectomy) or BCS is surgery to remove the cancer and a section of healthy tissue around it. Women who choose this...

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