Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer - MBS item (15900)

The following MBS item is included in this clinical category.

Breast, malignant tumour, targeted intraoperative radiotherapy, using an intrabeam  device, delivered at the time of breast-conserving surgery (partial mastectomy or lumpectomy) for a patient who: a) is 45 years of age or more; and b) has a t1 or small t2 (less than or equal to 3cm in diameter) primary tumour; andc) has an histologic grade 1 or 2 tumour; and d) has an oestrogen-receptor positive tumour; and e) has a node negative malignancy; and f) is suitable for wide local excision of a primary invasive ductal carcinoma that was diagnosed as unifocal on conventional examination and imaging; and g) has no contra-indications to breast irradiation

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