MammoSite: An Internal Radiation Device for Breast Cancer Treatment
Traditional Radiation Therapy
Internal Radiation Therapy
Which Option is Right for You?
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 01/2014 -
- Update Date: 01/14/2014 -
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