Study: Longer course of chemotherapy works against breast cancer

06/2/2010 | U.S. News & World Report

A study of nearly 5,400 women with early-stage breast cancer showed that those who had taken chemotherapy drugs in sequence over six months significantly improved their survival, unlike those who received short-course treatment. "The most surprising finding was that younger women who went into early menopause because of their chemotherapy were more likely to live longer," one of the researchers said.

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