Monday, September 22, 2008

More evidence that less treatment is better

The New York Times describes a new study today that some women with early breast cancer may be able to get away with less radiation that previously recommended.

Unfortunately--as one of quoted experts admits--many doctors will be slow to institute the changes so women will have be assertive about asking for this new protocol. Just more evidence that you really need to do your homework before starting cancer treatment (as if any of us who have been through treatment didn't know this already)...