One-shot radiation found effective with breast cancer

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 10:41 in Health & Medicine

Patients in a study respond well to a lone dose of radiation in surgery, instead of the hardship of almost daily doses over several weeks. A single dose of radiation during breast cancer surgery is as effective as three to six weeks of daily post-operative radiation for many women with early stage breast cancer, according to the first results from an ongoing study...

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