Study: Higher doses of chemotherapy don't improve breast cancer outcome

07/21/2004 | Reuters

Stepping up doses of chemotherapy does not save more lives in battling breast cancer, according to a new study. British researchers say that after following two groups of breast cancer patients -- one receiving normal doses of chemotherapy and the other getting a high-dose approach -- during a six-year period, they found no differences between the groups either in relapse or survival.

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