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Treatment Steps

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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Treatment Steps

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Once the lump has been removed and breast cancer has been diagnosed, radiation treatment usually involves the following steps:

  • Surgery to remove some or all of the underarm lymph nodes;
  • External radiation therapy to the breast and surrounding area; and
  • "Booster" radiation therapy to the biopsy site.

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