Early Breast Cancer

  • Sagar Patel
  • Brian Napolitano
  • Shannon M. MacDonald
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Three-dimensional radiation therapy (3D CRT) with appropriate compensation using a field-in-field technique or intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) to provide homogeneous dose to the breast tissue is the standard modern technique for definitive radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer.


Breast Tissue Left Anterior Descend Prone Position Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Accelerate Partial Breast Irradiation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sagar Patel
    • 1
  • Brian Napolitano
    • 1
  • Shannon M. MacDonald
    • 1
  1. 1.Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Department of Radiation OncologyMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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