Comparison of Lung Dose in Breast Cancer Treated with Intraoperative High Dose Rate Brachytherapy versus Adjuvant External Beam Radiation Therapy

To compare radiation lung dose in patients with early-stage breast cancer treated with lumpectomy and intraoperative radiation therapy with CT-guided HDR brachytherapy (Precision Breast IORT; PB-IORT) and those treated with whole breast irradiation (WBI-DIBH) or partial breast irradiation (PB-DIBH) with deep inspiratory breath hold.
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