University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
Last Modified: November 4, 2001
Slide Show of this morning's opening of the conference.
Mar 15, 2014 - A three week course of radiation treatment may be as effective as six weeks or more in patients with early-stage breast cancer, according to research presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, held from Nov. 1 to 5 in Chicago. In a related study presented at the meeting, adding radiation to the internal mammary lymph nodes does not improve survival in patients with early-stage breast cancer.