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Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancers

Treating Physicians: Dr. Bruce Haffty, Dr. Atif Khan, Dr. Sharad Goyal

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in American women, according to the American Cancer Society.

  • Each year, nearly 216,000 women and 1,500 men learn they have breast cancer.
  • Another 59,000 women learn they have in situ or noninvasive breast cancer.
  • Nearly 40,000 women will die from breast cancer each year.

Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Diagnosing Breast Cancer

Types of Breast Cancer

Breast-conserving Surgery

External Beam Radiation Therapy