Articles related to radiation therapy for breast cancer.
Types of Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer Treatment
Radiation therapy can be used in the treatment of breast cancer, typically after surgery has been done. This article reviews some of the commonly used radiation treatments for breast cancer.
Side Effects of Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
In some cases, radiation therapy may be used as part of your treatment for breast cancer. This article is an introduction to radiation therapy for breast cancer and the potential side effects of this type of treatment.
Brachytherapy for Breast Cancer
Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy that can be used to treat some cases of breast cancer. This includes accelerated partial-breast radiation (APBI) and Mammosite.
Hypofractionated Radiotherapy For Breast Cancer
This article discusses the role of radiation therapy in early stage breast cancer and hypofractionated treatment.
Radiation Therapy and Breast Reconstruction: Considerations and Timing
A discussion of the timing and type of breast reconstruction in relation to radiation therapy.