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Low risk of breast cancer recurrence

August 13, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Researchers in Texas have good news for survivors of breast cancer.A new study shows even women with advanced breast cancer have a low risk of recurrence.

After studying more than 2,800 women treated for breast cancer, researchers at the University of Texas say just seven percent of women with early stage cancer saw it return after five years.

Just 11 percent of stage two cancer patients suffered a recurrence. And for those with stage three cancer, 13 percent experienced a recurrence.


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