Ann Conkle
May 1, 2012

VIDEO - Comparing two common breast cancer treatments

Brachytherapy, in which a small source of radiation is placed by the area requiring treatment, has been gaining popularity to treat breast cancer after a lumpectomy. Although this therapy and the standard treatment, whole breast irradiation, are usually successful, a new study explores some differences in the outcomes of these two treatments, providing valuable information for women and physicians deciding between the two.