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Tests could spare chemotherapy

Thousands of breast cancer patients may not need chemotherapy after a new test to determine whether it is necessary was approved by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence. Research was carried out by a Hywel Dda health board surgeon.

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'It's the chemo that makes you unwell' says cancer patient

Cath Jones, from Caerphilly, was diagnosed with breast cancer in January this year. She had a lumpectomy in February and her course of chemotherapy started in March.

She told ITV News that she's glad she had the treatment, but if the 'Oncotype DX' test had been available, she would've "grabbed it with both hands."

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