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Delay from breast cancer diagnosis to chemotherapy after an operation may shorten survival

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: American College of Surgeons From: medicalxpress.com Women with breast cancer should start postoperative chemotherapy, when recommended, ideally within four months of their cancer diagnosis because new study findings show that waiting longer is associated with poorer overall survival. The study, which used nationwide data, is published as an “online first article” on the Annals of Surgical Oncology website in …