One-and-Done Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer May Be Good Alternative

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One-and-Done Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer May Be Good Alternative
Mon, 12-02-2013 - 10:08am

According to iVillage Health, a single treatment during surgery may cut out weeks of post-op treatments. "Some women with early breast cancer might benefit from a "one-and-done" treatment, in which they receive a single dose of targeted radiation therapy during the surgery that removes their tumor.

A pair of new studies found that this procedure works about as well as current protocols that require six weeks of daily radiation therapy following surgery." READ MORE

Have you done this? How did it work out for you?

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