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Least Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer Still Poses Risk for Death Years Later

(Science Daily) Women with the most common and least aggressive subtype of breast cancer were still at risk of death from the disease more than 10 years after diagnosis, according to a Kaiser Permanente study…
[W]omen with luminal A tumors -- a subtype of breast cancer that is generally thought to have the best prognosis -- were still at risk for death from the cancer more than 10 years after diagnosis…
[S]aid study lead author Reina Haque, PhD, MPH … "Women with luminal A tumors -- the least aggressive but most common cancerous breast tumor -- could benefit from extended treatment to improve their chances for long-term survival."
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