(redirected from External beam radiotherapy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to External beam radiotherapy: EBRT
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for radiotherapy

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Of these, only 1 had progression for which he underwent bilateral inguinal lymph node dissection (BILND) and pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) followed by external beam radiotherapy. At last follow-up, this patient had no evidence of disease at 85 months after his original surgery and 65 months after completing radiotherapy.
In patients with localized prostate cancer, how does HIFU compare with currently accepted curative treatment approaches, such as radical prostatectomy, external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy?
All radiotherapy, including brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy, delivered in BC is delivered at BCCA cancer centres and captured in these databases.
Intermediate (<T2, PSA 10-20 or Gleason score < 7) or high risk disease (T3a, PSA >20 or Gleason score 8-10) patients are commonly treated with HDR brachytherapy combined with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT).
Health-related quality of life 2 years after treatment with radical prostatectomy, prostate brachytherapy, or external beam radiotherapy in patients with clinically localized prostate cancer.
All patients received conventional external beam radiotherapy. Our study sample was drawn from this target list and their treatment assignment was subsequently validated using chart data.
Patients who received external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) alone, BT alone, or EBRT plus a BT boost were significantly older on average than were patients who received nerve-sparing or non-nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy (70 years vs.
Radiobiologic studies of radioimmunotherapy and external beam radiotherapy in vitro and in vivo in human renal cell carcinoma xenografts.
CHICAGO -- A review of medical claims for 11,674 elderly patients treated for localized prostate cancer showed that only about one-third met a quality-of-care guideline calling for a visit to a radiation oncologist twice during the year following external beam radiotherapy.
High-dose external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) was effective in controlling locally advanced, differentiated thyroid cancer in a retrospective study.
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.
She was attached to the department of radiotherapy for External beam radiotherapy. Due to disease progression evident on CT scan, she was treated with her 5th cycle of chemotherapy.
Full browser ?