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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Large silicon detectors like the ones Infineon and HEPHY are developing could supply tomographic images during therapeutic radiation.
Zelefsky, a radiation oncologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, reported at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology.
Therapeutic radiation, which an accompanying NEJM editorial notes "has almost been discarded," showed a clear benefit: 92 percent of radiation-treated women were tumor-free after five years, compared with 72 percent of nonirradiated women.
Contract notice: Supply of medical devices intended for immobilization of the patient in the course of therapeutic radiation through multimodal linear accelerator, a given specification.
D'Ambrosio reported at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology.
Neha Vapiwala, who presented results of the 214-person survey in a poster at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology Cancer patients see multiple physicians, none of whom is taking responsibility for routine prevention and maintenance measures, she said.
Zelefsky, lead author, reported at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology.
Krasna said at the meeting, which was also sponsored by the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology, and the Society of Surgical Oncology.
Mohamed Aim El-Din of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, reported at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology.
The gastrointestinal cancer symposium was also sponsored by the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology, and the Society of Surgical Oncology.
Brand said at the symposium, also sponsored by the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology, and the Society of Surgical Oncology.

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