Pink Ribbon Myth #5: Breast cancer treatment should be aggressive.


Ribbon Busters for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Ribbon Buster!

More treatment is not always better treatment.

Recent advances have shown that less invasive treatments are, in certain cases, as effective as more aggressive treatments that have become the standard of care. For those in whom less treatment yields the same result as a more intensive approach, long-term side effects of treatment can be minimized.

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