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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

This article tells you what to expect from radiation therapy, from the treatment process to side effects.

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Reviewed by Sujana Movva, MD on January 26, 2015
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