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One-Time, One Dose Radiation Treatment Offered For Breast Cancer Patients At MedStar Georgetown University Hospital And MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Date:4/10/2013

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"We know that patient compliance with treatment is part of what determines a good outcome," said Dr. Boisvert. "And we know that the farther away a patient lives from the radiation center the less likely she is to complete her treatment."

"If INTRABEAM IORT had not been an option for me I would have just had more radical surgery, a mastectomy," reflected Mary Shanholtzer . "This technology allowed me to save my life, keep more of my healthy breast and avoid a bigger surgery."

The MedStar Regional Breast Health Program is part of the MedStar Georgetown Cancer Network and combines the experience of internationally-respected experts who provide a wide range of breast care services.  Patients have access to the network's full breadth of clinical diagnoses, personalized treatments, advanced surgical options and clinical trials as well as social workers, nutritionists, nurse navigators and other healthcare professionals.

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