New radiation option cuts time by two-thirds
By Valerie Gorman, MD, FACS, Breast Surgeon at Texas Surgical Specialists
If you receive a diagnosis of breast cancer, it can be overwhelming. You’ll have to sort through a lot of information quickly and make decisions about what treatment is best for you.
For many of my patients with early stage breast cancer, lumpectomy – removing the tumor surgically – is the recommended treatment option. But you have to have radiation after a lumpectomy. That’s part of the package.