Video blog: Test could spare some DCIS patients from radiation
PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 10, 2011
Dr. Debu Tripathy discusses how a test, a variation of the Oncotype DX test, could help physicians decide on radiation therapy for their patients diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).
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