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Breast Cancer - Radiation Therapy

Breast Cancer - Radiation Therapy

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in American women. Radiation therapy following mastectomy or lumpectomy improves the probability of long-term survival.

This nine-and-a-half minute video gives a general overview of radiation therapy as used for breast cancer and walks a patient visually through the simulation and treatment process with explanations of everything involved. Patients are given the opportunity to see what the equipment looks like and to be introduced to the members of the health care team treating them.

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