PVH experts bring a cutting-edge breast cancer radiation procedure to partner hospital in Colorado Springs

For some breast cancer patients, treatment at Memorial Hospital will be easier and more convenient.
July 18, 2014
Dr. Jane Ridings and Emilie Fiedler

Memorial Hospital performed its first intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) on June 24. For IORT patient Emilie Fiedler, the procedure replaced weeks of coming to the hospital every weekday for standard radiation therapy.

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