Clinical Updates

Each month, the ICON Clinical Team offers doctors the latest clinical updates and recommendations for diagnosing and treating cancer.

The benefit of expanding neoadjuvant therapy in treating breast cancer

neoadjuvant treatment

Dr Rika Pienaar makes the case for neoadjuvant therapy in breast cancer: by giving chemotherapy prior to surgery, the benefit of the treatment can be measured.  The behaviour, not the size, of breast tumours can be assessed in the preoperative setting providing a new dimension and clarity to the traditional approach of breast cancer chemotherapy.

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