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Removal of arm pit lymph nodes might not be necessary


Posted by sivananda

Did you read that news?

Apparently there is no need to remove the lymph nodes from the armpits if breast cancer was diagnosed in an early stage.

This can change treatment for 15,000 to 40,000 women a year.
To read more: http://www.usatoday.com/news/opinion/editorials/2011-02-17-editorial17_ST_N.htm

It's amazing how something deemed necessary suddenly is not so much. That is perhaps the scariest thing for me about scientific advancements.

What do you think?
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