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A Patient's Story: Radiation Therapy During Surgery

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ALIVE with Joan

Breast Cancer /

For so many women, having to go to radiation therapy on a daily basis can be a huge challenge. There can be many obstacles; transportation, our families, our jobs. What if there was a way you could get your radiation treatment in "one shot?" Well there might be an answer for you. Susan Petrillo received something called IORT, Intraoperative Radiation Therapy, in which the radiation treatment was given to her during her lumpectomy. Hear her story and find out what may be another option for you or someone you know.

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