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Adjuvant treatment for breast cancer patients

VOL: 96, ISSUE: 49, PAGE NO: 34Victoria Harmer, RN, BSc, AKC, is breast care nurse specialist, St Mary’s Hospital, LondonAs new evidence emerges, the indications for different treatments change. Currently, the management of breast cancer not only involves discussion about surgery but also on the adjuvant modalities: radiotherapy, chemotherapy and endocrine (hormone) therapy.

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