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Tag: precision breast IORT

Shayna Showalter, MD, a breast cancer surgeon, and her husband, Tim Showalter, MD, a radiation oncologist, are seeking to improve care for women with early-stage breast cancer.
A Husband and Wife Working to Improve Breast Cancer Care

Tim and Shayna Showalter, who are married, have developed a technique called Precision Breast Intraoperative Radiation, which aims to improve on conventional breast IORT by making it more targeted, more powerful, more personalized and, hopefully, more effective.