T imes have changed when it comes to breast cancer treatment. Years ago, breast cancer was treated one of two ways mastectomy or lump removal followed by 4-6 weeks of breast radiation. Now, treatment is evolving and becoming more personalized.
I ntra operative radiation is done in the operating room while a patient is asleep. It's a single, more targeted dose of radiation and only takes about 30-minutes compared to standard daily treatment which can last 4-6 weeks.