Our mission is to empower you with important information about radiation therapy so that you can talk to your healthcare provider about the options that will provide the best treatment and outcome.
There are different left breast cancer radiation therapy approaches. Discuss with your doctor the best treatment approach and how AlignRT® may be good for you.View More
Listen to doctors and patients share their thoughts on the new standard of radiation therapy, AlignRT®, and what to expect during your treatment.View More
Our support Wellness, lifestyle and treatment tips to support you prior, during and after treatment.View More
Learn more about Tattoos in Radiation Therapy on the YSC Blog.View Now
A bold, fierce website by survivor Lauren Mahon, 32. The site is full of straight-talk and some great tips for patients and caretakers.View Now
78% of patients prefer a tattooless and markless treatment, in fact patients are willing to spend more time and money and travel 45 miles to a center that offers this option.View Now
As you navigate your cancer treatment, it is important for you or someone who you trust to help you learn as much as possible about the treatment options and the risks and benefits. This may not only impact your treatment today but also your health tomorrow.Read More
Marks and tattoos have been used in the process of ensuring correct patient position in radiation therapy since the 1940’s. Now, there is a new technique, AlignRT®, that can eliminate the need for tattoos and permanent markers. Don’t want radiotherapy tattoos? You’re not alone. Visit our FAQ Page to find answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
Zagar et al. Prospective Assessment of Deep Inspiration Breath Hold to Prevent Radiation Associated Cardiac Perfusion Defects in Patients With Left-Sided Breast Cancer J Appl Clin Med Phys. ;93:3S 2027, plus recent personal communication.
Marks et al. The incidence and functional consequences of RT-associated cardiac perfusion defects. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Sep 1;63(1):214-23.