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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With the sale of radiation therapy services, NARTI will be able to expand its patient transportation and navigator programs to serve a greater number of cancer patients and their families while continuing to offer prevention education, screenings and other cancer support services to our community," said NARTI President and CEO Brian Holt.
A study was done with patients who were diagnosed with ORN following radiation therapy in doses ranging from 60-90 Grays (Gy).
Furthermore, the competitive scenario of the global radiation therapy market, along with the profiles of top industry players, are included in the report.
LIST OF TABLES TABLE 1 Market Outlook: Global External Beam Radiation Therapy Devices Market TABLE 2 Products Market: Global External Beam Radiation Therapy Devices, 2013 - 2017 ($ Mn) (CAGR: 2012 - 2017) TABLE 3 Applications Market: Global External Beam Radiation Therapy Devices, 2013 - 2017 ($ Mn) (CAGR: 2012 - 2017) TABLE 4 Technology Market: Global External Beam Radiation Therapy Devices, 2013 - 2017 ($ Mn) (CAGR From 2012 To 2017) TABLE 5 Geography Market: Global External Beam Radiation Therapy Devices, 2013 - 2017 ($ Mn) (CAGR From 2012 To 2017) TABLE 6 North America Products Market Revenues: External Beam Radiation Therapy Devices, 2013 - 2017 ($ Mn) (CAGR: 2012 - 2017) TABLE 7 North America Products Market Volume: External Beam Radiation Therapy Devices, 2013 - 2017 (No.
Although it is impossible to distinguish a radiationinduced tumor from a second primary tumor, statistical excess of soft-tissue sarcomas following radiation therapy strongly suggests that there is a causal relationship between radiotherapy and new tumors.
There have been no randomized trials conducted in which investigators have compared surgery alone to radiation therapy alone for advanced laryngeal or hypopharyngeal cancer.
As with many other medical procedures in common use, the safety and efficacy of surgery and radiation therapy for prostate cancer have not been rigorously assessed, Fleming says.
0 II-71 Shimadzu and Hokkaido University Jointly Develop Cancer Cell- Tracking System II-71 IZI Medical Launches Innovative Positioning Devices for Radiation Therapy II-71 Elekta Introduces New XiO Treatment Planning System and Focal Contouring System II-72 Elekta Launches New Monaco 3.
Under computer guidance, "dynamic" multileaf collimators can change their shape during treatment, thereby giving rise to intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT).
Survivors of childhood cancer have an increased risk of developing bone cancer later in life, primarily because of the use of radiation therapy and chemotherapy against the original cancer, a new study concludes.
Radiation Therapy Devices - Global Opportunity Assessment, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecasts to 2017 provides key market data on the global radiation therapy market.
Radiation therapy leaders call for comprehensive payment reform to improve the quality of care for life-saving cancer care -
She underwent a superficial parotidectomy and neck dissection, but the malignancy eventually recurred and required further surgery and radiation therapy.
As an organization that shares ASTRO's dedication to improving patient care, we, at Alliance, are thrilled to join with other industry leaders for the common goal to increase awareness of radiation therapy and advance the science and practice of radiation therapy in the treatment of cancer.
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