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UVM Professors Featured in Free Press Article about Breast Cancer Treatment

Assistant professor Dr. Julian Sprague and Professor Donald Weaver, talk to the Burlington Free Press about the controversy and debate around treating “stage 0” early breast cancer diagnoses. Weaver says: “My feeling is that there’s really just this spectrum of lesions, ranging from healthy cells to cancerous cells,” Sprague said. “It’s a large spectrum of continuous transformations. The argument is about where you draw the line to say this is what we’re going to call cancer.” Read the story…