Breast Cancer Radiation Boost

Featured Article

Radiation


Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill cancer cells or to shrink the size of a tumor in the breast or surrounding tissue. It is used for several weeks following lumpectomy or partial mastectomy, and sometimes after full mastectomy. Radiation therapy can help reduce the chance of breast cancer recurrence in the breast and chest wall. Radiation is also important in advanced stages of cancer for relief of symptoms and to slow progression. Research shows that radiation therapy...

Read more

More information on "Breast Cancer Radiation Boost"

From Our Experts

See more SharePosts »

From Our Sources

More on Breast Cancer »