Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 25th, 2007
During the procedure, a radiologist uses a needle to insert a small radioactive seed, about the size of a grain of rice, into the mass. Once lodged, surgeons use a wand that detects radioactivity to locate the mass and find the best pathway for removal.
"The new technique is less invasive for the patient and allows us to be more precise when removing possible breast-cancer tumors," said Dr. Roshni Rao,...
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