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Breast Cancer: Radiation

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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When to Get a Screening Mammogram

Every year? Every other year? Not until you're 50? Once you turn 40? Will the real mammography screening recommendation please stand up? If you're a woman approaching the age of 40, you've likely been told to prepare for your first screening mammogram around the time of your big birthday and then to have one every year (in some cases, every other year) thereafter. (Of course, that's just for routine mammograms; breast lumps always require a mammogram and/or other tests to start diagnosing whether...

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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.

Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer: What to Expect

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Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD on February 20, 2012
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