Breast Cancer treatment can take an immeasurable toll on a patient both physically and emotionally, and the patient may still die depending on how advanced the cancer is. For this reason, some patients may refuse treatment for their cancer, which will most likely result in their death of the disease. These decisions must be discussed and made with an abundance of information and support from the family and physician.
If you were diagnosed with breast cancer, and knew it might disappear on its own, would you forego treatment—surgery, radiation, chemo, hormone drugs—and take that chance?That’s a choice women might possibly face in the future, if the surprising results of a recently completed Norwegian study prove true. As lay people, we used to…