Breast Cancer Treatment Using Iridium Seeds

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Title: Breast Cancer Treatment Using Iridium Seeds
Description: The breast of an African-American woman is exposed and highlighted. Some scarring is visible on the breast below the nipple marking the tumor area. Surgeons are visible looking over the patient examining the patient. They will mark and place tubes for later implantation of radioactive iridium seeds.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Breast
Cancer Types -- Breast Cancer
Treatment -- Radiation Therapy
Treatment -- Surgery
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Linda Bartlett (Photographer)
AV Number: AV-8000-0558
Date Created: 1980
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.