radiation therapy

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radiation therapy

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
The use of ionizing radiation or radioactive substances to treat disease. Also known as actinotherapy; radiotherapy.
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Five year update on intraoperative radiation therapy for breast cancer.
Intraoperative radiation therapy directs the radiation where it is needed most - the tumor bed, says radiation oncologist Aaron Pederson, M.
During intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT), a single large dose of radiation is delivered in the operating suite after the tumor bed and adjacent normal organs have been defined (figure 6).
iCAD's Xoft System offers radiation treatment for early-stage breast cancer that can be administered in the form of intraoperative radiation therapy or accelerated partial breast irradiation.
Contract notice: Open procedure for the supply of an accelerator for intraoperative radiation therapy (iort).
M2 PHARMA-November 14, 2012-Breastlink Medical Group concludes first intraoperative radiation therapy procedure with Xoft Axxent eBx System(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT), a technique that delivers a dose of radiation to cancer patients during surgery, has been used for years for the treatment of head and neck, colorectal, and abdominal cancers, but the procedure is now being studied in the U.
Intrabeam is a complete system for the delivery of intraoperative radiation therapy to tumors and tumor beds following resection.

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