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Are there any traditional indian alternatives to radiation therapy for breast cancer?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Careful
Most but not all breast cancers need radiation therapy.
Please be careful of claims made by alternative treatments for cancer and ask for independent well controlled studies that demonstrate benefit. At this time alternative treatments are of a supportive role to more conventional therapies. I personally know of women whose cancer got worse while they tried alternative methods.

In brief: Careful
Most but not all breast cancers need radiation therapy.
Please be careful of claims made by alternative treatments for cancer and ask for independent well controlled studies that demonstrate benefit. At this time alternative treatments are of a supportive role to more conventional therapies. I personally know of women whose cancer got worse while they tried alternative methods.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
I am not aware of any alternatives that can replace radiation.

In brief: No
I am not aware of any alternatives that can replace radiation.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Greg Pahnke
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not known
The standard is external radiation in a course of 3 canadian study versus 6 weeks american study versus the newer concept of partial breast irradiation with internal dwelling seeds for 90 seconds / twice a day for 5 days in highly selected candidates.

In brief: Not known
The standard is external radiation in a course of 3 canadian study versus 6 weeks american study versus the newer concept of partial breast irradiation with internal dwelling seeds for 90 seconds / twice a day for 5 days in highly selected candidates.
Dr. Greg Pahnke
Dr. Greg Pahnke
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