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Study: Lumpectomy Combined With Radiation Could Be Powerful Weapon In Fight Against Breast Cancer

Researchers recently found that out of 112,000 women in California who were suffering from early stage breast cancer, the patients who received lumpectomies and radiation were 14 percent less likely to die than those who had mastectomies.



Health Watch: Lumpectomy

Lumpectomies usually mean a fairly long series of radiation treatments to keep cancer from coming back. As CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports, now there’s an easier way to administer those treatments.

CBS 2–08/10/2010