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Quality Reports: Radiation After Mastectomy

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

 

Radiation After Mastectomy

 

Radiation therapy after mastectomy can reduce the recurrence of breast cancer.

 

Our Quality Measures

 

The table below displays the percentage of female breast cancer patients for whom radiation therapy is considered or administered within one year (365 days) of diagnosis for women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer with four or more positive regional lymph nodes.

 
   
Received Radiation 91.3
Did Not Receive Radiation 8.7

 

Source: National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.