Scripps Expert Discusses New Breast Cancer Study on KUSI

Study says many patients don't need chemotherapy

Ray Lin, MD, (right) and KUSI anchor Lauren Phinney.

KUSI anchor Lauren Phinney and Scripps radiation oncologist Ray Lin, MD.

Study says many patients don't need chemotherapy

Ray Lin, MD, a radiation oncologist and medical director at the Scripps Radiation Therapy Center, recently discussed a new study that found that many women with early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease.


The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, said that gene tests on tumor samples were able to identify women who could safely avoid chemotherapy.


Watch the video on KUSI:

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