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Home > Testing & Treatment > Radiation Therapy > MammoSite High-Dose Rate (HDR) Radiation Therapy
MammoSite High-Dose Rate (HDR) Radiation Therapy may be an option for some breast cancer patients. It 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 five days instead of five to seven weeks. To learn more, listen to MammoSite patient Pauline Mason in the video below or read her survivor story. Or, check into other breast cancer treatment options at Hall-Perrine.