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Intraoperative Radiation Treatment (IORT)

Our very own Co-Founder Barbara West speaks on behalf of Florida Hospital's innovative one time breast cancer treatment. Intraoperative radiation treatment (IORT) is a one-time procedure for breast-cancer patients. Administered when a lumpectomy is performed, IORT replaces a traditional six-week course of radiation treatments. It is much less expensive than the traditional treatment and to date has been just as effective.

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