Barbara King rings the "victory bell" and holds up a certificate celebrating her completion of 25 external radiation treatments.
Courtesy of Charles Hogg
November 28, 2013 Pure gratitude for the love in our lives is part of a joyous Thanksgiving. Alongside this feeling, commentator and cancer patient Barbara J. King experiences a more complicated species of thankfulness as she rejoices in, and battles fears about, her radiation therapy.
This illustration shows a device made by MammoSite used to deliver targeted doses of radiation as part of brachytherapy.
Courtesy Radiological Society of North America
April 9, 2012 The use of brachytherapy is gaining popularity, but some medical experts worry that not enough research has been done to make sure it works as well as the traditional approach to radiation.
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