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Radiation Therapy for Recurrent Breast Cancer

  • Florence C. H. Chu
Part of the Handbuch der Medizinischen Radiologie / Encyclopedia of Medical Radiology book series (HDBRADIOL, volume 19 / 2)

Abstract

In the management of breast cancer one of the common problems encountered is local or regional recurrence after initial primary treatment. Recurrent lesions require prompt attention and care because these lesions, if untreated, will grow, ulcerate, spread and produce symptoms. Radiation therapy is a very effective means of controlling this troublesome problem.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Florence C. H. Chu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiation TherapyMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA

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