Rochester Regional Health’s Breast Center and the Lipson Cancer Institute continue to bring leading edge breast cancer treatments to our region. As one of the highest volume breast centers in New York State and a Center of Excellence in breast cancer care, our experts are constantly looking for new ways to improve the treatment approaches and outcomes that we provide women every day.
We are the first in Western New York to offer Intraoperative Radiation Therapy or IORT, an innovative approach of providing radiation therapy during breast cancer surgery.
IORT is a single session of low energy, high-dose targeted radiation administered directly into the tumor site at the time of lumpectomy. For most patients who undergo IORT, there are typically no return trips needed for radiation and there are less side effects because the radiation is targeted directly to the sections of the breast with the biggest risks of cancer occurrence.
IORT is another example of the innovative approaches that the Rochester Regional Health Breast Center and Lipson Cancer Institute are bringing to our region:
There are a number of benefits of IORT treatment over traditional radiation therapy, including:
To determine if you or a loved one is a candidate for IORT, call (585) 922-4715.
Find a Location Near You
Although all IORT procedures are performed at Rochester General Hospital, our team treats breast cancer patients across the Western and Central New York regions. Our locations include:
The Breast Center at Rochester General Hospital
1415 Portland Ave
Rochester, NY 14621
The Breast Center at Unity Hospital
1561 Long Pond Rd
Rochester, NY 14626
The Breast Center at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital
1200 Driving Park Ave
Po Box 111
Newark, NY 14513
The Breast Center at Linden Oaks
20 Hagen Dr
Rochester, NY 14625
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