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’Stage 0’ breast cancer over-treated, suggests new Canadian study

TORONTO — Many women are receiving unnecessary treatment for a condition that is sometimes called Stage 0 breast cancer, the findings of a new Canadian study suggest.

Women who undergo single or double mastectomies or radiation as treatment for ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, are probably not increasing their chances of survival, the paper argues.

Handbook tells parents and kids how to recognize concussion, how to recover

TORONTO — At the tender age of 17, Warren McNeil considers himself a concussion veteran. He’s sustained six of the brain injuries playing hockey and lacrosse, one of which knocked him out cold.

For five of those concussions, the Toronto teen was able to return to school and sports after a week or two of resting in a dark room to avoid overtaxing his healing brain.