Intraoperative Radiation Therapy For Breast Cancer
Intraoperative Radiation Therapy For Breast Cancer are additional procedures done at the time of the operation of a tumor by giving radiation therapy on the location of the tumor that has just been lifted. Radiation therapy is given with a concentrated dose and near to the target in order to more effectively kill leftover cancer cells that are too small (microscopic) so it is not visible to public during the operation.
Intraoperative Radiation Therapy For Breast Cancer healing completely.
Although it is used also for the other parts of the cancer in the body, the technique of Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) proved to be the at effective for breast cancer, especially for patients who are still in the early stage of breast cancer.
This procedure is provided as an extra in patients who will undergo surgical removal of tumors of the breast. Only patients who will undergo surgery which could undergo Therapy IORT, matter and its implementation is a part that is not separated from the surgery to breast tumor removal.
What are the benefits of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy For Breast Cancer ?
Effectively prevent breast cancer relapse
Performed directly at the location of the tumor with a concentrated dose, therapy is very effective to kill remaining cancer cells so that no longer need radiation therapy repetitive later on.
Minimal side effects on healthy tissues and organs.
The radiation dose is exactly what was done with the targeted so that the membrane and healthy organs around the breast (including the lungs, heart, stomach and gijnjal) are not affected much from the radiation.
Just once, no need to repeatedly
Intraoperative radiation therapy only made once with the duration of 4-5 seconds, far more effective than conventional radiation therapy is usually done many times post-operative. The patient can immediately return to daily activities and do not have to undergo the conventional radiotherapy programs that spend time, effort, and also costs.