Parker-Pope, T. (2010, April 28). Clue for personalizing breast cancer treatment.
The New York Times, Retrieved May 3, 2010, from http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/28/clues-for-personalizing-breast-cancer-treatment/
There is a new study to offer a clue to understand whether a patient needs aggressive treatment on the early stage of breast cancer. Therefore, the patient does not take unnecessary treatment. The researcher of the University of California confirmed three specific “biomakers” which predicted the danger of the invasive cancer. Most patients have to choose
a combination of lumpectomy and radiation or mastectomy. With these marks, the study will decrease overtreatment and it may be possible for individualized cancer treatment.
It is a very important thing that women discover the early breast cancer and treat it early. In current cancer treatment, aggressive treatment is common. If the new study is taken under inspection, we can reduce overtreatment. Besides, women can take the personalized breast cancer treatment. I think that there is enough room for still more improvement on the treatment of cancer. It is necessary for the woman with breast cancer to know expanse of the condition of the invasive cancer in precision before losing their breast. Before treatment, I think that we should develop inspection to know the progress of the cancer more. The current cancer treatment does not completely allow us to understand the progress of the invasive cancer, unless it appears after excision.