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Who needs radiation for breast cancer?

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Your doctor may recommend radiation after a lumpectomy (a breast-preserving surgery to remove a tumor) or after a mastectomy to lower the odds of the cancer returning in that breast. You may also have radiation to treat some symptoms of advanced cancer.

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American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on March 21, 2019

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American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on March 21, 2019

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