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    Radiation for Breast Cancer

    Radiation therapy is another way to help reduce the chance of cancer’s return. This article is a brief description of radiation therapy for breast cancer.

    Radiation for Breast Cancer

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    Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer: What to Expect

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    Reviewed by Sujana Movva, MD on January 26, 2015
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