Women's Health

Is Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer Less 'Scary' Than Expected?

The benefits outweigh the risks

If you were recently diagnosed with breast cancer, rest assured that radiation therapy might not be quite as terrible as you might have thought. It's contribution to your treatment regimen is likely much more beneficial than harmful based on the findings of Shaverdian's study. Hopefully, knowing that modern radiation confers much better tolerability than what most people suspect will hopefully help put you at ease about receiving this potentially life-saving treatment.