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Sounds like ... was posted 07/31/2006 08:41 pm by Anonymous
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a good idea. The thought is (and you can ask them) that the radiation can be more localized on the margins, thus reducing radiation on good tissue. The Japanese have experimented, with some success, with applying chemotherapeutic drugs to the area during surgery. You also may want to ask the surgeon about that.

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