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May 30, 2015
Are 2nd Breast Cancer Surgeries Always Necessary?
SATURDAY, May 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Thousands of breast cancer patients in the United States might be spared a second surgery if more tissue was removed during initial breast-conserving, partial mastectomy surgery, a new study suggests.
New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
SATURDAY, May 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adding a new drug called Ibrance (palbociclib) to standard hormone therapy helped keep a common type of breast cancer under control measurably longer than the hormone therapy alone, a new study shows.
Melanoma Treatment May Not Always Require Extensive Lymph Node Removal
SATURDAY, May 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Not all melanoma patients may need surgery to remove lymph nodes surrounding their tumor, a new clinical trial has found.
2 Drugs Show Promise Against Blood Cancers
SATURDAY, May 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two new drugs have shown promise in slowing the march of two incurable blood cancers, researchers report.