IntraOp® Announces First Patient Enrolled in Cosmopolitan Trial for Breast Cancer; Study to demonstrate the superiority of a single treatment of electron beam IORT compared with weeks of standard radiation therapy
IntraOp Medical Corporation announced today the first patient enrolled in theCosmopolitan Trial: A randomized study of single treatment electron-beam intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) delivered during surgery compared to external beam radiation therapy which is delivered over 3-4 weeks.
Breast cancer is the most frequent malignancy in women. For every 8 women, 1 will be inflicted with breast cancer during her lifetime. Many women suffer from side-effects re...