New study reveals late spread of breast cancer and backs key role of early diagnosis

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 13:52 in Health & Medicine

Breast cancer cells that spread to other parts of the body break off and leave the primary tumor at late stages of disease development, scientists have found. The results show that catching and treating breast cancer before it spreads is a realistic goal. It also opens the door to predicting which drugs will work against breast cancer that has already spread.

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