Mastectomy v. Lumpectomy: Who Decides?

Diana Zuckerman, PhD, Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund Approximately 230,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. For many years, experts have agreed that for most early-stage breast cancer (stage 0, 1, 2, or 3a), lumpectomy is just as safe as mastectomy, if the lumpectomy is followed by radiation treatment.1,2,3  […]

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Racial Differences in Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a common form of cancer in men and is one of the leading cancer killers. Black men are disproportionately affected. They are often diagnosed at younger ages, with more advanced stages of cancer, with more aggressive cancers, and they may be more likely to need screening. Some of the differences in rates of survival between Black and White men may be due to differences in access to medical care.

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