Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

Frederick S. Upton Education Center, St. Joseph, MI
Benjamin Gielda, MD, Elizabeth Jeffers, MD

This lecture will serve as a general introduction to intraoperative breast irradiaiton. Data that forms the foundation of breast preservation, as well as data suggesting equivalence between intraoperative radiotherapy and conventional therapy will be examined. The lecture will also explain the procedure and demonstrate surgical techniques necessary for performance.

Date: 
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 12:00pm