Intraoperative Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer Treatment in a Rural Community.

@article{Lorenzen2018IntraoperativeRF,
  title={Intraoperative Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer Treatment in a Rural Community.},
  author={Allison W. Lorenzen and Boris Kiriazov and James P. De Andrade and Ingrid M Lizarraga and Carol E. H. Scott-Conner and Sonia L. Sugg and Lillian M. Erdahl and Wenqing Sun and Ronald J. Weigel},
  journal={Annals of surgical oncology},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Access to health care poses particular challenges for patients living in rural communities. Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) offers a treatment alternative to traditional whole-breast radiation therapy (WBRT) for select patients. This study aimed to analyze the use of IORT for patients undergoing breast-conserving surgery at an academic… CONTINUE READING