Avoiding Heart Problems during Radiation Treatment

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Radiation is a common treatment for breast cancer, but it comes with its own risks. A report by CBS2’s Max Gomez finds that there is a new technique that may help protect women’s hearts.

The new technique has patients wear a snorkel-like device during radiation. They take a deep breath and hold it; increasing the distance between the heart and the area of the breast getting the radiation.

Find the full article on CBSNewYork here.

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