JULIO TEIXEIRA – RADIATION ONCOLOGY PERFORMS THE FIRST SURGICAL INTERVENTION USING INTRAOPERATORY RADIOTHERAPY AT THE CUF HOPSITAL IN VISEU.

Dr. Paulo S. Costa and Dr. Fernanda Ponte, Radiation Oncologist and Medical Physicist respectfully, of Julio Teixeira, SA, carried out their specialities with the senology team at the CUF Hospital – Viseu last March, in their first Intra-Operatory Radiotherapy procedure as part of conservative breast surgery. This procedure was also attended by Dr. Fleming de Olveira, coordinator of the breast unit at ICUF – Porto.
This technique has been carried out since the 27th of April 2012 at ICUF Porto, and involves the application of a single dose of concentrated radiation to the bed of the tumour during the course of surgery.

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