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The Patient's Perspective on Breast Radiation Therapy: Initial Fears and Expectations Versus Reality

N. Shaverdian, X. Wang, J.V. Hegde, C. Aledia, M.L. Steinberg, S.A. McCloskey

Presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).

Objective of the study:

Breast radiation therapy is associated with misconceptions and fears among patients. Although the efficacy and toxicity of breast radiation has been extensively studied, little is known regarding patient’s perspective on their treatment experience.

Read the complete study report at Red Journal.

29 September 2017

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