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Chemo could spread disease and create more aggressive tumors

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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  • Neoadjuvant chemotherapy is a treatment protocol in which chemo is administered before surgical removal of a tumor. Its purpose is to shrink the tumor and conserve breast tissue; however, despite greater tissue conservation, the treatment may lead to an increase in local recurrence or metastasis


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