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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Intensity-modulated radiation therapy and constant dose rate and constant angular spacing intensity-modulated arc therapy planning
Optimization and clinical use of multisegment intensity-modulated radiation therapy for high-dose conformal therapy.
Determine drivers of growth for intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), stereotactic radiosurgery, and adaptive radiotherapy.
TomoTherapy, by design, allows us to explore new opportunities such as simultaneous treatment of multiple metastases, adaptive radiation therapy and hypofractionated treatment regimens," said Cinzia Iotti, MD, radiation oncologist responsible for the intensity-modulated radiation therapy at the SMN hospital.
Vogelzang (director, Nevada Cancer Institute) updates this third edition of a review of genitourinary oncology to incorporate changes in the field made since 1996, such as robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, and anti-angiogenic agents.
Currently, new advanced radiotherapy techniques, such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy, image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), adaptive radiation therapy and ionizing radiation therapy, are being developed.
Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the state-of-the-art linear accelerator with intensity-modulated radiation therapy, image-guided radiation therapy and SRS/SRT facilities at the Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute in Guwahati tomorrow.
With the addition of the TomoHD treatment systems, HKSH will expand its TomoTherapy treatment programme to meet high patient demand and bring advanced image-guided, intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IG-IMRT) capabilities and treatment quality to a broader patient population.
True integration of CT-guided, intensity-modulated radiation therapy has been at the core of our development efforts since day one," said Fred Robertson, M.

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