Gynecology Book

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Breast Radiation Therapy

Aka: Breast Radiation Therapy
  1. 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
  2. Course
    1. Five days per week for 6 weeks
  3. Dose
    1. Up to 6,000 Centigray over the 6 week treatment
  4. Adverse Effects
    1. Local Sunburn
    2. Fatigue (can be quite limiting)

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