Acute radiation dermatitis in breast cancer patients: Challenges and solutions

Academic Article


  • Nearly all women who receive radiotherapy (RT) for breast cancer experience some degree of radiation dermatitis. However, evidence describing the appropriate management of radiation dermatitis is often lacking or contradictory. Here, we summarize the available literature regarding radiation dermatitis causes, the presentation and timing of symptoms, methods for dermatitis assessment and prevention, and review evidence-based management strategies.
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  • Kole AJ; Kole L; Moran MS
  • Start Page

  • 313
  • End Page

  • 323
  • Volume

  • 9