New NICE Guidelines On The Treatment And Care Of People With Advanced Breast Cancer

News — By on February 25, 2009 at 8:00 am

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has today (25 February) issued a new guideline on best practice for the diagnosis and treatment of advanced breast cancer. There are approximately 40,500 women diagnosed with breast cancer and 10,900 deaths recorded in England and Wales each year, making it the most common cancer affecting women. Although rare, breast cancer can also affect men, with about 260 cases diagnosed and 68 deaths each year.

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