Breast cancer return raises risk of metastases, death

03/25/2010 | HealthDay News

Breast cancer patients who had a recurrence of the disease at the same site were four times as likely to have the cancer spread and eight times more likely to die, a study showed. Researchers followed more than 7,700 European women treated for early-stage breast cancer and found the highest risks were among those who had been cancer free for at least 10 years.

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