radiotherapy

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Synonyms for radiotherapy

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

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A randomized, controlled trial of aerobic exercise for treatment-related fatigue in men receiving radical external beam radiotherapy for localized prostate carcinoma.
Radiobiologic studies of radioimmunotherapy and external beam radiotherapy in vitro and in vivo in human renal cell carcinoma xenografts.
He and his coauthors identified 2,652 consecutive patients with clinically localized prostate cancer who were treated with low-dose-rate brachytherapy alone or in combination with external beam radiotherapy or hormone ablation from 1992 to 2005.
2) The initial therapy for GBM is resection/debulking followed by external beam radiotherapy delivered in a shrinking field manner.
Orbital Therapy has completed the build of their proof-of-concept prototype for breast cancer irradiation, and demonstrated the feasibility to develop and operate an external beam radiotherapy device without the use of a heavily shielded bunker infrastructure.
Contract notice: Delivery of a new previously unused radio planning and preparation for the planning of external beam radiotherapy linear accelerator at the department of radiation oncology, masaryk memorial cancer institute, irradiation techniques including imrt and rapidarc.
External beam radiotherapy systems : Varian's broad line of devices for precise, fast delivery of image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery, including the newly introduced EDGE (TM) Radiosurgery Suite*, a dedicated radiosurgery system with full integration of real-time target tracking and patient positioning.
Men with low-risk localised prostate cancer face a bewildering array of treatment options, including watchful waiting, active surveillance, external beam radiotherapy, cryotherapy, high-intensity focused ultrasound, and radical prostatectomy.
Jeffrey Cohen reported 10-year follow up data with biochemical control comparable to external beam radiotherapy or prostate brachytherapy.
Three-dimensional CT scanning techniques have allowed for better targeting of tissue, which enables external beam radiotherapy to be used at higher doses with greater effectiveness and reduced complications.
Generally, external beam radiotherapy is a well-tolerated treatment.
The authors stated, "Three patients with metastatic melanoma were treated with intralesional rose bengal followed by external beam radiotherapy.
Contract award: service of equipment for external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy at the purchaser in wroclaw and the employer branch in legnica, ul.
Second primary cancer after radiotherapy for prostate cancer--a seer analysis of brachytherapy versus external beam radiotherapy.
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