Radiation therapy for left breast: Close to the heart
Radiation therapy can be a powerful treatment for breast cancer. But your left breast is very close to your heart. If radiation hits the heart during treatment, this may have complications in the long term.
We want to help make sure that the radiation treatment patients need today does not affect their hearts tomorrow.
AlignRT, together with a technique known as Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH), has been shown to help protect patients’ hearts from radiation exposure.
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