Oct 25

First breast cancer patients treated with new internal radiation

For the fourth time, a patient underwent the internal radiation treatment with implanted seeds at the Erasmus MC today. Because of a collaboration of Franciscus Gasthuis and Vlietland, this breast cancer treatment, which is new in Europe, has been available since September. With this treatment, radiation after a breast conserving surgery takes up one hour instead of four weeks.

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