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Breast cancer recurrence looms in the minds of many women with a history of breast cancer. For some, breast cancer can return many years after initial diagnosis. These late recurrences are a significant challenge for clinicians.

Research has fueled significant progress against breast cancer—the overall five-year survival rate for female breast cancer patients in the United States has increased from 75 percent in the mid-1970s to 90 percent today, according to the