Speeding up chemotherapy boosts breast cancer survival rates by a third

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Speeding up chemotherapy boosts breast cancer survival rates by a third

More frequent chemotherapy could improve outcomes.

Breast cancer sufferers are up to a third less likely to die of the disease if simply given more frequent rounds of chemotherapy, a study has found.

Research on more than 3,000 women found closer treatment intervals significantly boosted survival – with no extra side-effects.

Experts said the NHS should now reconsider the way it treats the disease.

Currently women with breast cancer are given rounds of chemotherapy three weeks apart to stop their breast cancer from returning.

Read Full Article: Speeding up chemotherapy boosts breast cancer survival rates by a third – Telegraph

Read Full Article: Speeding up chemotherapy boosts breast cancer survival rates by a third – Telegraph

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