New breast cancer treatment delivers radiation in one dose

CLEVELAND, Oh -- There is a new treatment for patients with early-stage breast cancer and it involves one dose of radiation during a lumpectomy procedure. Dr. Stephen Grobmyer, is director of Breast Cancer Surgical Oncology at Cleveland Clinic Hospitals and he explained to Fox 8's Stefani Schaefer who is a good candidate for this new treatment and how it works.

Click here to learn more about Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer at the Cleveland Clinic.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Fox 8 is working with the Cleveland Clinic on a special series of segments helping women learn about new diagnostic tools and breakthroughs in the treatment of breast cancer.

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You can also learn about new breast cancer treatment techniques that aim at protecting a woman's heart by clicking here.