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Been diagnosed with breast cancer, for which lumpectomy & radiation suggested. I have pmle. Will this be a problem when it comes to radiation?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Gamma not same as UV

Gamma radiation is not the same as uv radiation but it is best to discuss with your radiation oncologist.

In brief: Gamma not same as UV

Gamma radiation is not the same as uv radiation but it is best to discuss with your radiation oncologist.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: PMLE appears

To be immune mediated.
I know of no reports of reactions with megavoltage energy radiotherapy that would be advised for breast conservation. The size of the lesion, nodes, er/pr/her-2-neu status would help. Ordinarliy I am *not* an advocate of "partial breast rt", you might discuss this with your radiation oncology consultant.

In brief: PMLE appears

To be immune mediated.
I know of no reports of reactions with megavoltage energy radiotherapy that would be advised for breast conservation. The size of the lesion, nodes, er/pr/her-2-neu status would help. Ordinarliy I am *not* an advocate of "partial breast rt", you might discuss this with your radiation oncology consultant.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Oncologist

Your oncologist will guide your through every step.

In brief: Oncologist

Your oncologist will guide your through every step.
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Dr. Boris Aronzon
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