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.
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.
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.
Diagnosed With Breast Cancer: Now What?
Finding out you have breast cancer is huge news. Here's what you can do to help you deal with your diagnosis and plan for what's ahead.