Breast Chemo Is Not Toxic, Last-Chance Treatment Anymore


"In the late 60s and 70s we were using chemotherapy as a last-ditch effort" (1:10)
Breast surgeon Amber Guth urges patients not to assume that having chemo means your cancer is advanced.

Despite widespread fear of chemotherapy, this particular cancer treatment is far less disruptive to a woman's health than it used to be, with patients reporting ever fewer side effects. Chemo also has a bad rap as the treatment you would only get if your cancer were especially aggressive or advanced—also no longer the case.

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