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Do You Really Need Radiation? Maybe Not.

PJ Hamel Health Guide April 11, 2012
  • The recent completion of a long-term study involving the effectiveness of radiation and hormone therapy in curbing breast cancer recurrence yielded a startling result: for some older women, hormone therapy alone is just as effective as radiation followed by hormone therapy. If you’re a woman ov...

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  • Phyllis Johnson
    Health Guide
    Apr. 15, 2012
    PJ, I like the way you emphasize the importance of making sure the study results apply to each specific person's situation. Often with these studies, people just read the headlines, but the fine print is all important in these situations. Only a woman's doctor can evaluate if the study has enough similarities to make a treatment change. Your article gives readers...
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    PJ, I like the way you emphasize the importance of making sure the study results apply to each specific person's situation. Often with these studies, people just read the headlines, but the fine print is all important in these situations. Only a woman's doctor can evaluate if the study has enough similarities to make a treatment change. Your article gives readers the latest research to bring up with their doctors.
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