Radiation Therapy

Articles related to radiation therapy for breast cancer.
Hypofractionated Radiotherapy For Breast Cancer: A Patient’s Guide
This article discusses the role of radiation therapy in early stage breast cancer and hypofractionated treatment.
Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
An introduction to radiation therapy for breast cancer and potential side effects of treatment.
Radiation Therapy and Breast Reconstruction: Considerations and Timing
A discussion of the timing and type of breast reconstruction in relation to radiation therapy.

Outcomes Similar With Partial, Whole Breast Irradiation

Aug 27, 2012 - Accelerated partial breast irradiation yields five-year clinical outcomes and patterns of failure similar to those achieved with whole breast irradiation, with excellent three-year survival for women who develop an ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence, according to a study published in the Sept. 1 issue of Cancer.

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