Advances in early-stage breast cancer treatment

Advances in early-stage breast cancer treatment

Published: December, 2006

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Here's a progress report on new advances.

Two decades of increased education and awareness about breast cancer seem to be working. The number of women getting mammograms "" the best chance for early detection "" has more than doubled since the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign began in the early 1980s. Concurrently, our knowledge of breast cancer has become far more sophisticated.

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