RT for Breast Cancer Patients Is 'Less Scary' Than Anticipated

October 25, 2017

This video examines patient fears and misconceptions regarding radiation therapy for the treatment of breast cancer.

In this video, Narek Shaverdian, MD, of the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, discusses results of a study that surveyed patients to examine fears and misconceptions regarding radiation therapy for the treatment of breast cancer.

Shaverdian presented the results of the study (abstract 85) at the 2017 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting, held last month in San Diego.