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Breast Cancer Recurrence Is Common

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Breast Cancer Recurrence Is Common

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Breast Cancer Recurrence Is Common

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Recurrence rates for breast cancer patients like Elizabeth Edwards are common — nationally, about a third of all untreated breast cancers which are node-negative come back. Drug therapies can reduce the risk of recurrence by 35-45 percent.

Robert Siegel talks with Dr. Lori Goldstein, director of the Breast Evaluation Center at Fox Chase Cancer Center.