Stochastic Modulated Vibrations on Autonomic Nervous System of Breast Cancer Patients During Radiotherapy
Conditions: Autonomic Nervous System Imbalance; Psychological Distress; Cancer-related Pain; Breast Cancer Lymphedema; Quality of Life Interventions: Device: Andullation; Other: Placebo Sponsor: Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel Recruiting
Conditions: Breast Cancer; Pain, Chronic; Pain, Postoperative; Mastectomy; Lymphedema Intervention: Other: Rehabilitation protocol Sponsor: University of Roma La Sapienza Completed
In addition to offering no benefit to patients, researchers found that the procedure increases the risk for side-effects like pain, infection, and lymphedema.
ConclusionIORT boost appears to be a highly efficient and safe method for upfront delivery of the tumor bed boost in high-risk breast cancer patients.