MD Anderson Cancer Center
Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) – CNL
Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) is an effective and increasingly popular treatment option for early stage breast cancer that requires close coordination and communication between the patient, her surgeon and her radiation oncologist. Dr. Elizabeth Bloom, a radiation oncologist at MD Anderson’s Radiation Treatment Center in Bellaire and Dr. Richard Ehlers, a breast surgeon based at MD Anderson’s Regional Care Center in Katy discuss this form of treatment offered at two of MD Anderson’s regional care centers.
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Title: Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) – CNL
Summary: Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) is an effective and increasingly popular treatment option for early stage breast cancer that requires close coordination and communication between the patient, her surgeon and her radiation oncologist. Dr. Elizabeth Bloom, a radiation oncologist at MD Anderson’s Radiation Treatment Center in Bellaire and Dr. Richard Ehlers, a breast surgeon based at MD Anderson’s Regional Care Center in Katy discuss this form of treatment offered at two of MD Anderson’s regional care centers.
Keywords: M. D. Anderson, MD Anderson, Cancer, Cancer Newsline, breast, cancer, apbi, treatment, early stage, Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation
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