The pros and cons of breast IORT and ultra hypofractionation (FR)

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Published: 4 Apr 2023
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Dr Sofia Rivera - Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France

Dr Sofia Rivera speaks to ecancer about the pros and cons of breast intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) and ultra hypofractionation. 

She explains that for breast cancer patients they can now receive a single session of IORT during surgery following the tumour excision which most often results in post-operative radiation therapy no longer being required. 

Dr Rivera concludes by outlining her thoughts on the potential future effect of IORT on the treatment of breast cancer. 

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