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Partial breast radiation

vpate Member Posts: 1

anyone had this treatment

Did your oncologist say it was effective for early

Stage breast cancer. Post menopausal, negative in lymphs, positive oestrogen progesterone, HER negative

Unfortunately for me both breasts.

Left 8 millimetres

Right 2.5 centimetres


  • quietgirl
    quietgirl Member Posts: 165
    edited June 2022

    I think many of us who have a lumpectomy end up with a combination of whole breast radiation followed by a boost ( which is actually a partial breast radiation focused on the area of the breast where the cancer has been removed.

  • nat_blue
    nat_blue Member Posts: 12
    edited July 2022

    I had partial breast irradiation prior to surgery in a trial. I'm now 4 years out. My tumor was much smaller than yours which might be a deciding factor.

  • cowgirl13
    cowgirl13 Member Posts: 782
    edited July 2022

    vpate, I was offered partial breast radiation and my tumor was 2.6 with 3.0 dcis. I decided not to do it because I was HER2 positive which is more aggressive.

  • gardengurl
    gardengurl Member Posts: 23
    edited August 2022

    I had partial Left breast rad 10 treatment after my lumpectomy healed.. My tumor was 1cm grade1 tubular type.