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Lymph Node Radiation May Halt Breast Cancer Recurrences

Breast CancerTwo new studies show promising results for the use of radiation therapy to prevent breast cancer from coming back.

The research shows that when patients with breast cancer received radiation therapy to their lymph nodes – not just the area of the breast where cancer occurred – cancer did not recur in the original site or spread to other parts of the body. Interestingly, the results were the same regardless of whether the cancer had spread to the lymph nodes.

Learn more about the studies.