NIH Consensus Conference

This conference was held at the National Institutes of Health's'campus' in Bethesda, MD. It brought together hundreds of people interested in this update. Oncologists, researchers, journalists and advocates.

The National Breast Cancer Coalition's Project LEAD journal carries an article by Anne Grant ('98 Philadelphia graduate)which highlights the contributions of some of the advocates. Generally the news coverage did not mention this aspect.But you will be able to see one article that appeared on cbshealthwatch.com in February 2001.

In 1990, the (last) consensus conference decided that lumpectomy was the treatment equivalent to mastectomy.

MORE TO COME


Treatment Options -Expanding, Confusing

cbshealthwatch.com February 2000


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