II. Indications

  1. Breast Cancer (often performed with Breast Lumpectomy)
  2. Highest benefit groups
    1. Four or more positive lymph nodes
    2. Advanced primary tumor
      1. Tumor larger than 5 cm diameter
      2. Tumor invading skin or musculature

III. Course

  1. Five days per week for 6 weeks

IV. Dose

  1. Up to 6,000 Centigray over the 6 week treatment

V. Adverse Effects

  1. Local Sunburn
  2. Fatigue (can be quite limiting)

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