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U-M study finds computer-optimized radiation therapy reduces negative side effects for breast cancer patients

Michigan Medicine, in a recent collaboration with other medical centers, conducted a study to test if computer-optimized radiation therapy lessened skin irritation and pain for breast cancer patients and improved treatment effectiveness.  The treatment is named inverse-planned, intensity-modulated radiotherapy. It was found to more effectively reduce these side effects than three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D CRT), […]