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  Cancer study questions lymph node removal

Some breast cancer patients can skip radical surgery

Early-stage breast cancer patients who underwent extensive surgery to remove all their lymph nodes fared no better in terms of survival than those who had only a few nodes removed, researchers found in a new study. Full story

Weight lifting OK for breast cancer survivors

Contrary to decades of doctors' advice, a new study has found that a weight lifting may not put women at risk for developing lymphedema after breast cancer surgery. Full story

Robotic assist eases less-invasive hysterectomies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women undergoing surgery for endometrial cancer can confidently opt for a minimally invasive hysterectomy performed by a skilled surgeon -- with or without a robot's help -- suggests a new review of surgical outcomes. Full story

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Less invasive surgery OK for breast cancer

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