American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) & NCBC Studies
SAVI® Studies verify favorable cosmetic outcomes with precise delivery of radiation therapy. "We looked at cosmetic outcomes in part because it is important to our patients," said Robert L Hong, MD, the presenter and Medical Director of Radiation Oncology at Virginia Hospital Center. "This data points toward an additional quality of life benefit from the therapy."
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Dr. Hong participated in the ACRO and NCBC studies, and he led the NCBC study.
Virginia Hospital Center is the only hospital in the Mid-Atlantic region where plaque brachytherapy is performed — the next closest treatment facility is in Philadelphia.
American College of Radiation Oncology ACRO