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By using stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) delivered with the Cyberknife system®, the current protocol attempts to mimic or improve the excellent local control rates seen in treatment of early stage breast cancer while attempting to increase convenience, limit invasiveness, decrease toxicity, and improve cosmesis compared to other methods of radiation treatment.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Early Stage Breast Cancer
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
UT Southwestern Medical Center
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:12-0400
Radiation, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy.
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