New study in mice explores how breast cancer surgery may trigger cancer spread

Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses what to know about a new study that suggests the wound healing following surgery in mice may trigger the spread of cancer.
2:24 | 04/12/18

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Transcript for New study in mice explores how breast cancer surgery may trigger cancer spread
Our "Gmaover story and talk to Jen. A new study looking at why breast canceratients a more likely to their surgery -- cancer spread surgery. The big qualifier. Have toember that surgical resection or removing a cancerous Tu is still safe D effective and most people don'telapse but there is a well-known F I breast cancer and prostateancer a surgery chance relapse or recurrence tending to be close to thaime of surgery,o 12 months and didn't understand why and that's what this study was looking Only those typf cancers? Well, no, either types of cancer as well, but particularly in types son C gists have been looking at and didn't understand what was going on Thereeealk about that. Exactly. Something as common as painer. O let me tell but this new study. Rst we have to qualify done rodent, as we've said before cend people are not exactly the Sam thing. But itlly tried to answer es this happen and it honed D on this inflation so surgical wound healing. When you make an incision in T sk and body heals theatre is a thought that that inflammation actually acts cancer lls, S what blocks that inflammation, the commo clof medication known a NSAID, ibuprofen or prescription ug like toradol. Always mak sure Y have it. Absolutely not. I spoke to several cancer spialists who said cautious, you know, this isdy for prime time and they T it's not going to be that itful en you talk about taking is class O medication, we use this post opponent all the time cuts downpain. Don't have to give opioids but can upset you stomach a kidnand in some cases can cause more bleeding although that hasn't been M surgical experience. Ouknow, people are wg up and hearing thih, come O escially if they have a surgery schedule Those women in particular for breaancer need be reassured that having surgery whether it's lumpectomyr mastectomy isn't going to increase their B oncologists are ING at Thi one area and a lot ofth factors go into your risk of relapse not just this but inflammation, wound healing. Like it because it's an examplf something positive, UND healing that could potelly have down side. Thankso much. George. We have atoryow about two strangers whose chance

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