Partial Breast Irradiation Versus Traditional Radiation

Content Contributor: The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Last Reviewed: December 13, 2011

Question:

Why do I have to come for radiation every day for weeks? I have heard about some radiation for breast cancer that is done in only 5 days- what is that and is it just as good?

Answer:

This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat. Series, View the Life After Breast Cancer transcript.

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