We teach you about radiation for breast cancer. Learn about the types of breast radiation and how radiation reduces the risk of cancer “local recurrence.”
Breast Radiation Oncology Course
Our 6 video lessons (below) will teach you the important topics in breast cancer radiation to be discussed with your radiation oncologist. Learn about cutting-edge technologies and how radiation reduces cancer recurrence.
We teach you about the indications for, and benefits of breast radiation after a lumpectomy or mastectomy. You will learn about the criteria to possibly avoid radiation after a lumpectomy.
We teach you about the types of breast cancer recurrence, why recurrence is a threat to you, and how recurrent breast cancer is treated.
We teach you about intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) for early stage breast cancer. This one-time dose of accelerated partial breast radiation is an option in some with early stage breast cancer.
We teach you about short-course breast brachytherapy radiation for women who undergo a lumpectomy for early stage breast cancer. Accelerated partial breast radiation is an option for well-selected patients.
We teach you when to consider a second opinion and outline the advantages and disadvantages of a second look at your breast cancer treatment options.