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Jan 28

Advances in breast cancer surgery have been dramatic

breast cancerImproved treatment with drugs, radiation therapy and surgery, especially minimally invasive breast surgery, have made cure rates for breast cancer much higher. In the past, radiation therapy has been routinely recommended after many breast cancer operations, but a new technology, called IORT, can eliminate the need for extended treatment.

You can learn about IORT, or Intraoperative Radiation Therapy, an alternative to post-surgical radiation for many women, by clicking on IORT. If you have questions about IORT or any other area included in general surgery, please contact our office. You may use Contact Dr Birkedal or phone us at (386) 210-9794. Our offices, located in Daytona, New Smyrna and Palm coast are all part of the AdventHealth Medical Group.

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