Intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer

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Published: 27 Jan 2020
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Prof Cheng-Har Yip - Subang Jaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Prof Cheng-Har Yip spoke to ecancer at the BGICC 2020 conference in Cairo, Egypt about intraoperative radiotherapy in breast surgery.

She provides some background on when intraoperative radiotherapy is necessary, and an outline of the procedure.

Prof Yip explains which patients are suitable for different procedures, and some of the prognoses for these patient subgroups.

She finalises by emphasising the comfort and logistical convenience of this procedure.