radiation therapy

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Synonyms for radiation therapy

(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance

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Since cobalt therapy involves the use of alpha particles to kill tumor cells, we believe that Orgotein has the potential to offer a unique solution to the growing concerns caused by exposure to radiation and polonium poisoning," said Marvin S.
In 1964, he opened the first cobalt therapy unit at Antelope Valley Hospital, where it was the only cancer therapy unit between Los Angeles and Bakersfield.
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In 1967, Afghanistan inaugurated a Cobalt Therapy Centre with IAEA support, but the outbreak of civil war in 1992 left much of the country's health infrastructure in shambles.