Annemarie Schratter-Sehn Associate Professor of Radiotherapy, SMZ-Süd/Kaiser Franz Josef Spital, Institute of Radio-Oncology, A-1100 Vienna Kundratstrasse 3 Austria
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
For almost 100 years radiotherapy has been an uncontested treatment modality for patients with breast cancer. In the past 20 years patient treatment has been substantially improved by technological advances. In this contribution, state-of-the-art irradiation techniques and regimens tailored to local tumour conditions and patient age used in the clinical setting are reviewed.