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Radiation Therapy for Breast and Gynecologic Cancers (ASTRO)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Procedures
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: American Society for Radiation Oncology
Format: PDF
Most recent update: 06/23/2015
If you have breast, ovarian, uterine, or another gynecologic cancer, there are a lot of decisions to make about your treatment. One common treatment is radiation therapy. When it comes to radiation therapy, sometimes less is more. Use this advice to start a conversation with your doctor about the benefits and risks of radiation therapy.