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Implications of Study on Breast Cancer
New York Times

An article on Wednesday described how a routine procedure for the treatment of early breast cancer — the surgical removal of cancerous lymph nodes from the armpit — has been found unnecessary for many patients. The finding turns 100 years of standard medical practice on its head. The author of the article, Denise Grady, answered questions online from readers about the finding and its implications. More at nytimes.com/science.

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