Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy Directory
Radiation therapy uses high levels of radiation to kill or slow the growth of breast cancer cells. Usually, this therapy follows a lumpectomy or mastectomy. Radiation is given as a small daily dose over several days or weeks. Side effects may include swelling, hair loss, enlarged pores, fatigue, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how radiation thearpy is given, what to expect, side effects, and much more.
Radiation Therapy and Breast Cancer
WebMD helps you understand radiation therapy in the treatment of breast cancer.
Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
Radiation therapy is often one of the treatments used for breast cancer. There are multiple ways radiation therapy is used and even different types of delivery systems. Learn more about what to expect.
Treating Breast Cancer With Biological Therapy
Here's a look at a treatment for breast cancer known as targeted therapy. It uses the body's own immune system to act on cancer cells, while leaving healthy cells unaffected.
Your Options for Breast Cancer Treatment
No single treatment is right for every person with breast cancer. Learn more about your many options.