How does modern breast cancer radiation treatment look like?

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Prof. Pedro Lara, MD, PhD

Professor and Chair Radiology, Fernando Pessoa Canarias University,
Head of Oncology Department at San Roque University Hospital, Gran Canarias, Spain


Summary

Prof. Pedro Lara talks about how modern breast cancer radiation treatment looks like and what the special role of APBI is in this treatment setting

This recorded clinical webinar starts with a brief overview about the key aspects of whole breast radiotherapy (WBRT) and the important role of accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI). Then, Prof. Pedro Lara is focusing specifically on intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) including a quick excursion into the recently published TARGIT-A long-term results and explains why IORT is a good approach to treat the wound bed where possible tumor margins are located.


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