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Despite clinical trial evidence and recommendations that certain older breast cancer patients can forego radiation therapy after lumpectomy, most older patients continue to receive radiation therapy, according to a new study.

In this interview we discuss the effect of breast cancer treatments on fertility and the role oncologists can play in facilitating fertility care for their patients.

A novel prediction model can help predict long-term overall survival among breast cancer patients with distant metastases, according to a new study. The model could be used as a decision-making tool for physicians and patients.

More than 15% of men and women over the age of 65 may have received breast or prostate cancer screening not recommended by current guidelines.

Breast cancer survivors with estrogen receptor (ER)-positive disease had a lower annual risk of recurrence within the first 5 years after diagnosis, though these patients then had higher rates than ER-negative patients after 5 years.

Mice fed sugar at levels comparable to those in a typical Western diet had greater tumor growth and metastasis compared to mice fed a starch-based, no-sugar diet.

A randomized trial showed that personalized care plans and one-on-one counseling can improve adherence to survivorship plans among low-income breast cancer survivors.

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