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BY Laura Sussman

In the first study evaluating patient-reported cosmetic outcomes in older women with breast cancer, MD Anderson researchers found that less radiation was associated with improved cosmetic satisfaction long-term. However, reduced radiation was also associated with a slightly increased risk of disease recurrence.

Like younger patients, older women with early-stage breast cancer have a number of treatment options, including:...

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BY Laura Sussman

Mastectomy plus reconstruction for patients with early-stage breast cancer is significantly riskier and costlier than other less-invasive...