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Breast Cancer Treatment: Nancie's Brachytherapy Story

Last Updated Nov 2010


Brachytheraphy is an alternative breast cancer treatment available to over half of breast cancer patients. A welcome breast cancer radiation treatment option, brachytherapy offers numerous benefits over traditional breast cancer radiation therapy. This video interview with a breast cancer patient, Nancie, relates her experience with brachytherapy. Nancie was diagnosed with an early-stage breast cancer known as DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma In Situ) in July of 2009, and here she provides a patient's insight into the experience you can expect if your doctor recommends you receive brachytherapy radiation treatment. Nancie covers her experience with her fast, five-day course of brachytherapy.