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Are new treatments for breast cancer being researched?

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Researchers are always on the hunt for new and better ways to diagnose and treat breast cancer. From nanotechnology to improved tests, there have made some amazing breakthroughs.

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Experimental breast imaging tests," "What's new in breast cancer research and treatment?"

MayoClinic: "Breast Cancer: Treatment and Drugs."

National Cancer Institute: "Nanotechnology: Benefits for Treatment and Clinical Outcomes," "Opportunities in Cancer Nanotechnology: A Conversation with NCI’s Dr. Piotr Grodzinski."

UpToDate: " Patient information: Breast cancer guide to diagnosis and treatment (Beyond the Basics)."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 7, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Experimental breast imaging tests," "What's new in breast cancer research and treatment?"

MayoClinic: "Breast Cancer: Treatment and Drugs."

National Cancer Institute: "Nanotechnology: Benefits for Treatment and Clinical Outcomes," "Opportunities in Cancer Nanotechnology: A Conversation with NCI’s Dr. Piotr Grodzinski."

UpToDate: " Patient information: Breast cancer guide to diagnosis and treatment (Beyond the Basics)."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 7, 2018

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