Toxic chemotherapy can be safely omitted in 70% of breast cancer patients
Most breast cancer patients can refrain from chemotherapy - cancer science news

A groundbreaking study has revealed that most women suffering from breast cancer do not need chemotherapy. Scientists and medical doctors have come to this conclusion on the basis of the expression of 21 genes that together provide a risk profile of cancer recurrence. This assessment shows that as much as 69% of the patients can safely refrain from chemotherapy, without the outcome of their therapy and life-expectancy being compromised.

Read the full story: Loyola University Medical Center
Scientific publication: New England Journal of Medicine