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MammoSite® High-Dose Rate (HDR) Radiation Therapy

MammoSite targeted radiation therapy works from inside the breast, directly targeting the area where cancer is most likely to recur. A radiation seed is delivered via a MammoSite balloon catheter as directed by the treatment plan. After each treatment, the seed is removed. No radiation remains in the breast in between treatments. MammoSite spares healthy tissue and organs from the effects of radiation and allows treatment to be completed in just 5 days instead of 5-7 weeks. Learn more from MammoSite patient Pauline Mason in the video below or read her Courageous Story.

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Courageous Stories

Suzanne Staab

Suzanne's Story

In keeping with tradition at Hall-Perrine, Suzanne Staab – with family, friends and Mercy staff by her side – rings a bell to signify the end of her cancer treatment. Watch her story.

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