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City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.

Breast cancer
Breast-conserving surgery may top mastectomy for cancer survival

January 27, 2013 | Roberta Nichols

Over the past decade, women with early-stage breast cancer have increasingly opted for mastectomy over lumpectomy despite evidence that breast-conserving therapy plus radiation is as effective as removal of the breast.

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