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Primary Radiation Treatment of the Breast

General

Primary radiation treatment is often given in combination with other tumor-directed treatment such as chemotherapy, surgery, or endocrine treatment. Dose and target volume are adapted individually.

Sometimes when the tumor is large and the effect of chemotherapy is not satisfactory, surgery is difficult to perform. In such cases, radiation treatment can be performed without prior surgery.

Primary radiation treatment may be an alternative in the event that the patient cannot undergo surgery for medical reasons. Treatment in these cases are individualized and a radiation dose of 60 Gy to the tumor area is striven for.

Indications

  •   Locally advanced/invasive, inoperable breast cancer T3-4N0-3, T1-2N2-3 
  •   Inoperable inflammatory breast cancer
  •   The patient does not want surgical treatment

Goal

  • To reduce tumor volume as preparation for surgical treatment.

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