We have responded here (abridged print version) to the article published in the BMJ which questioned the application and benefit of chemotherapy.Whilst raising a number of good points we felt that we needed to provide a response to balance the debate.If your question is chosen, it could be featured on CNN.com's health page with an answer from one of our health experts, or by a participant in the CNNhealth community. Questions and comments are moderated by CNN and will not appear until after they have been reviewed and approved.You may not post any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material that would violate the law. Unfortunately, because of the voume of questions we receive, not all can be posted.Monday morning, Patricia Howard, 66, was at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, undergoing scans that led doctors to declare her cancer-free -- five years after her advanced breast cancer was diagnosed.
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