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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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Technological advancements in radiotherapy resulted in increased adoption of radiation oncology as primary treatment line of cancer.
Cancer care teams need ways to increase precision, accelerate time to treatment, improve patient care and enhance patient satisfaction, said Ardie Ermers, General Manager of Radiation Oncology at Philips.
PCI has been a part of the community of Hawaii for 21 years and is focused on radiation oncology treatments.
Florida Cancer Affiliates is a community-based radiation oncology, medical oncology, and hematology practice with convenient locations throughout Florida, from Naples and Ft.
He continued his training with a residency in radiation oncology in Harvard's radiation oncology program and at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, completing a fellowship in the cancer program.
The Swedish radiation oncology and neurosurgery solutions and services supplier Elekta AB said on Monday (10 November) that it had been selected preferred provider of radiation oncology and radiosurgery solutions by the US health system Catholic Health East.
Radiation Oncology Centers are staffed by four board-certified radiation oncologists, who offer more than 80 years of combined experience in cancer management.
Because of this, radiation oncology usually represents a major treatment alternative.
The first floor will be used for the outpatient medical imaging center and the radiation oncology center.
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subsidiary have completed the acquisition of the remaining 35% of South Florida Radiation Oncology, the companies said.

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