WVU Cancer Institute: Intra-operative Radiation Therapy (IORT) for Breast Cancer

Geraldine Jacobson, MD, discusses Intra-operative Radiation Therapy, or IORT, for patients with breast cancer. One advantage to IORT therapy is the precision of only treating the specific area, rather than radiation being delivered to the heart or lungs. A team at the WVU Cancer Institute is also the first in the nation to use IORT to treat glioblastoma, as part of a clinical trial.

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