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9/14: Dr. Laura Esserman in the Wall Street Journal

L.EssermanThe surge of cancer screening in the U.S. has increased the detection of precancerous lesions that are often low-risk. Some experts now argue that cancer is being overdiagnosed. WSJ's Monika Auger reports.

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NEWS TARGIT-US Registry Trial

Trial Announcement [pdf]
The BCC is excited to announce the start of the TARGIT-US Registry Trial, a national registry trial that evaluates the use of targeted intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT). Spearheaded by UCSF's own Dr. Michael Alvarado, the national TARGIT-US Registry Trial is now enrolling at UCSF, John Muir Medical Center, Columbia University Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center and will soon be open to accrual at over 20 sites across the nation.

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