Can an immune system distracted by post-surgery healing allow previously dormant cancer cells to wake up and cause havoc? Scientists say the science isn’t settled but old drugs may help. 

For years there’s been a question surrounding breast cancer surgery. Twelve to 18 months after surgery there’s a high recurrence rate of cancer. 

It was a dilemma put to the test in mice, the results suggesting the body’s healing response to surgery could be the reason. Read More