New TAILORx study: no chemo for some breast cancer sufferers

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One in eight Australian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 85. Whilst survival rates are good – 90% of women survive the disease – traditional treatment options can make the process extremely gruelling.

But there is good news! The results of a new US clinical trial ‘TAILORx’ have revealed that many women don’t need to undergo chemotherapy.

CEO of Cancer Council Australia Professor Sanchia Aranda explains who may be affected by this breakthrough.

Music: “Creative Minds” by Bensounds.

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