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Topic: IORT During Lx Seems vs Whole-Breast Rx for Early-Stage

Forum: Radiation Therapy - Before, During, and After —

What to expect from treatment and ways to cope with side effects.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2020 03:15PM

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Have you been diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer and will be having lumpectomy followed by radiation? You may be interested in the results of a study strongly suggesting that a single dose of radiation therapy given during lumpectomy surgery offered about the same outcomes for early-stage breast cancer as traditional whole-breast radiation therapy given after surgery.

Read: Intraoperative Radiation Therapy During Lumpectomy Seems as Good as Traditional Whole-Breast Radiation Therapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

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Oct 5, 2020 11:35AM nyperr wrote:

Are there any risks or side effects from IORT?

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Oct 5, 2020 11:36AM nyperr wrote:

How long has IORT been used both in the US and worldwide?

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