Radiotherapy Treatment for Breast Cancer

Woman Undergoing Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer

This treatment involves killing cancer cells with a carefully chosen dose of radiation. Radiotherapy is usually performed after surgery as a means of destroying any remaining cancer cells. It can also help reduce the size of a tumor prior to surgery. It is useful for helping patients with pain and other symptoms if the cancer spreads to the lungs, brain, or bones.

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