Not all breast cancer patients need chemo

Chemotherapy may not be necessary for almost half of women in the early stages of breast cancer who have a high chance of recurrence, a study shows.

In women with a high clinical risk, yet a low genomic risk, five-year survival rates are similar between those who have chemotherapy and those who don’t, researchers say.

Survival without distant metastasis was just 1.5% higher in those who had the treatment,

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