The Role of Radiation in Cancer Treatment

Dr. Maria-Amelia Rodrigues, Radiation Oncologist with Miami Cancer Institute, says radiation has been around for a long time in the treatment of cancer, starting with the use of radium in the beginning of 1900s to treat women with breast cancer. Dr. Allie Garcia-Serra, Radiation Oncologist with Miami Cancer Institute, explains the benefits of radiation supersede the low rate of secondary malignancy.

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