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Quality Reports: Radiation After Breast Conservation Surgery

The UW Health Breast Center is committed to helping all patients improve their breast health at all stages of life.

 

Radiation

 

Radiation therapy after breast conservation surgery can reduce the recurrence rate of breast cancer.

 

Our Quality Measures

 

The table below displays the percentage of female patients, age 18-69, who receive radiation therapy within one year (365 days) of their first diagnosis of breast cancer at AJCC stage I, II, or III and after undergoing breast conservation surgery.

 
   
Received Radiation 90.3
Did Not Receive Radiation 9.7

 

Source: National Quality Forum Measure (NQF) 0219