For Some Breast Cancer Patients, The Chemo Decision Just Got Easier

(By Sara Kiley Watson for NPR)

For many breast cancer patients, one of the most difficult treatment decisions is whether or not to go through chemotherapy.

Now, the choice is getting easier for some patients. A study published Sunday finds that many women with early-stage invasive breast cancer could safely forgo chemotherapy, if they score in the midrange or lower for risk that their cancer will recur, as measured by a commonly used genomic test. Continue reading article here…

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