Who needs Radiotherapy?

Treatment of breast cancer often involves a bewildering range of treatment modes, from Surgery to chemotherapy, radiotherapy and sometimes, targeted therapy and hormonal therapy. Not everyone will need all of these or suitable for all these treatment.

many ways of treatment: surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal and targeted therapy

Your doctor will need to examine your cancer characteristics and recommend the best combination of treatment and their sequence!

role of radiotherapy in breast cancerIn the treatment of breast cancer, radiotherapy is used mainly in 2 settings: performed as part of a treatment intended to cure the patient “curative setting” or as a mean of relieving symptoms in patients where the disease cannot be totally eradicated, i.e. “palliative setting”

to be continued…