Study identifies a 38 percent decrease in chemotherapy use from 2013 and 2015 – from 34.5 percent of diagnosed women to just 21.3 percent. During this same time period, recommendations to get chemotherapy from oncologists also dropped from 44.9 to 31.6 percent – a nearly 30 percent decrease.
New research published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that an increasing number of breast cancer patients are wary of the adverse effects associated with the “slash and burn” protocols pushed by mainstream oncologists. Many of them, it seems, are turning to more natural options instead, hoping for safer and more effective outcomes.
Dr. Steven Katz, a medical doctor and professor of medicine, health management and policy at the University of Michigan, pored over data collected on 5,080 women from Georgia and Los Angeles who were treated for early stage breast cancer between the years of 2013 and 2015. Of these, 2,926 women were diagnosed with stage-1 or -2…
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