Long School of Medicine

New breathing technique at Mays Cancer Center protects healthy tissue from radiation treatment

<p>The simple act of holding a breath during a radiation cancer treatment called deep inspiration breath-hold (DIBH) could mean the difference between irradiating healthy tissue and sparing it, according to Neil Newman, MD, a radiation oncologist for Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center. </p>

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