ASTRO Guideline Recommends WBI As Standard Of Care For Women With Breast Cancer.

MedPage Today (3/12, Bankhead) reports on a guideline issued by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) stating that “most women with breast cancer should receive accelerated whole-breast irradiation (WBI) as the standard of care.” The guideline adds that “accelerated, or hypofractionated, WBI is the preferred form of radiotherapy for breast cancer, regardless of a patient’s age, tumor stage, or whether the patient has received chemotherapy.”

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