radiosensitive


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radiosensitive

[¦rād·ē·ō ′sen·səd·iv]
(materials)
Sensitive to damage by radiant energy.
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44],[45] Recently reported long-term local control indicates that GIST is radiosensitive, which is contrary to common belief.
In the present paper, we examined the body mass (BM) changes, behavior performances, chromosome aberration (CA), peripheral white blood cells count, sperm abnormality (SA), splenic lymphocyte transformation (LTT), and histopathological sections of radiosensitive tissues of BalB/c mice exposed to low doses of gamma radiation (0.
Doses for the highly radiosensitive neonate were thus not captured and the calculated ED for the < 3 year age group in our study was therefore an underestimation of the true ED.
14] The child's thyroid gland is recognised to be one of the most radiosensitive organs.
Based on the primary analysis, we conclude that CLL and non-CLL are both radiosensitive.
Leiomyosarcoma of the head and neck area is not radiosensitive [3].
According to Helen Caldicott, co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility, "Children are 20 times more radiosensitive than adults, girls twice as vulnerable as little boys and fetuses much more so.
The latent carcinogenic effects of radiation exposure are uncertain, but radiosensitive, proliferating breast tissue is likely to be at increased risk, hence the use of lead protection over the breast area during abdomen and pelvic scans to reduce exposure.
As EMPs are highly radiosensitive tumors, XRT alone is considered the treatment of choice, with local control rates of 80%-100% (5).
21) Although in adults the thyroid gland is less radiosensitive in comparison to children, nevertheless there is evidence to suggest that adults can develop thyroid cancer at excess rates following exposure to iodine-131, but the dose required is considerably higher.
Prostate cancer is a challenging disease because of its prevalence and its location between two particularly radiosensitive areas--the bladder and the rectum.