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How Can I Know if I’m a Candidate for Radiation Therapy?

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology Radiation therapy is a form of cancer treatment that employs high doses of ionizing beams to shrink or destroy cancer cells and tumors. It’s proven to be effective in treating various types of cancers, and based on radiation therapy studies, about 60 percent of cancer cases necessitate the use of radiotherapy. Why only 60 percent? …

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What to know about radiation therapy for breast cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: medicalnewstoday.com Various therapies and treatments are available to individuals with breast cancer, and radiation therapy is often a cornerstone of the treatment regimen. The American Cancer Society states that breast cancer is the second most common cancer in females, behind skin cancer. Many factors will determine the outlook for a person with breast cancer, including their age and overall …