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What is Prone Radiation for Breast Cancer?

Yesterday I wrote about a novel approach to whole breast radiation called Intraoperative Radiation Therapy where the Radiation Oncologist is literally in the operating room during the initial lumpectomy & administers radiation to the tumor bed immediately following the removal of that tumor. Today I read about another alternative to standard whole...

What is Intraoperative Radiation Therapy?

If you are considering a lumpectomy (instead of a mastectomy), read this…. Doctors at Northwestern Medicine are currently utilizing a novel approach to whole breast radiation therapy for their patients with early stage breast cancer called Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. Traditionally, women who opt to have a lumpectomy must first have...

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