RADIOTHERAPY FOR BREAST CANCER. IMOR RADIOTHERAPY HOSPITAL (BARCELONA, SPAIN).

The main advantage of intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer is that the specialist applies the treatment directly to the exact location of the tumor, avoiding the tissue irradiation in areas of difficult access.

Intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer greatly shortens the treatment time because it is performed in a single session at the time of the intervention. Radiotherapy for breast cancer provides excellent results.

Doctor Benjamí Guix, director of the IMOR Radiotherapy Hospital is a great expert in the application of radiotherapy for breast cancer in Spain.

IMOR was awarded the Judith Stitt Prize (awarded by the American Brachytherapy Society), considered the world’s highest distinction in oncology, for its exceptional contribution to the treatment of breast cancer and the improvement of the quality of life of patients who suffer from it.

PRESS RELEASES:

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Press Release 12 June 2014 (La Vanguardia, Spanish newspaper with a circulation of 230,000 copies per day)

Intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer at IMOR Radiotherapy Hospital.

Article from La Vanguardia, Spanish newspaper with a circulation of 230,000 copies per day.

Extract: (June 2014) The main advantage of intraoperative radiotherapy is that the specialist applies the treatment directly to the exact location of the tumor, the tissue irradiation in areas of difficult access. Another benefit of this treatment is to prevent the proliferation of tumor cells once the wound is healed. Intraoperative radiotherapy greatly shortens treatment time because it is performed in one session at the time of surgery. It is a treatment that provides excellent results. Patients treated so far can return home after 24-48 hours. Recovery is not complicated.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RADIOTHERAPY FOR BREAST CANCER:

Intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer is performed at the time of surgery when the tumor is removed. The first session of radiotherapy is applied in the area where the tumor was located. Radiotherapy eliminates the cells responsible for the tumor, and cells that can cause a relapse. In short, intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer assures the oncology patient healing.

In an interview with the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia (with a circulation of 230,000 copies per day), Doctor Benjamí Guix, director of the IMOR Radiotherapy Hospital in Barcelona, ​​answers several questions about the effectiveness of the intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer.

Intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer has several advantages. The main advantage of intraoperative radiation therapy for the breast cancer patient is that the specialist applies the treatment directly to the exact location of the tumor, avoiding the tissue irradiation  in areas of difficult access.

Another benefit of intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer is to prevent the proliferation of tumor cells once the wound is healed. Intraoperative radiation therapy for breast cancer greatly shortens treatment time because it is performed in one session at the time of surgery. It is a treatment that provides excellent results.

All women who have had breast cancer surgery are candidates for intraoperative radiotherapy. In some cases, it is not necessary to undergo other treatments after intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer: tumor less than one centimeter in diameter, without carcinoma and with a non-positive sentinel node. A third of patients meet these conditions and can undergo a single session of intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer. In the rest of the cases, it will be necessary to supplement the treatment with external radiotherapy.

Patients treated with radiotherapy for breast cancer can return home after 24-48 hours. Recovery is not complicated. Quarterly checkings are advised.

Intraoperative radiotherapy is mainly used for cases of breast tumors. But this technique can also be used in tumors of the colon, rectum, pancreas and liver lesions. Intraoperative radiation therapy can be applied in any surgically accessible location.

FACILITIES OF THE IMOR RADIOTHERAPY HOSPITAL (BARCELONA, SPAIN):

Center specializing exclusively in the care of the oncology patient.

The center area is 700 m2 distributed over four floors.

Latest technologies in radiotherapy and brachytherapy equipment.

Three-dimensional digital imagery.

Comfortable rooms with natural light.

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IMOR Oncology Hospital - Institut IMOR (Barcelona, Spain). Radiotherapy, curietherapy, breast cancer, prostate cancer

IMOR Oncology Hospital - Institut IMOR (Barcelona, Spain). Radiotherapy, curietherapy, breast cancer, prostate cancer
IMOR Oncology Hospital - Institut IMOR (Barcelona, Spain). Radiotherapy, curietherapy, breast cancer, prostate cancer