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Format: 04/16/2014
Format: 04/16/2014

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Western PA Healthcare News: Ten-Year Follow-Up by AGH Doctors Confirms Effectiveness of Less-Invasive Surgery for Women With Early Stage Breast Cancer

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

A less invasive technique called sentinel node resection is as safe and effective as traditional surgery of removing all lymph nodes from the underarm area for women with breast cancer, according to a new study being presented today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting by oncologists from the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) and Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) in Pittsburgh.
 

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