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Synonyms for irradiation
the condition of being exposed to radiation
a column of light (as from a beacon)
(physiology) the spread of sensory neural impulses in the cortex
the apparent enlargement of a bright object when viewed against a dark background
(Pavolvian conditioning) the elicitation of a conditioned response by stimulation similar but not identical to the original stimulus
(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
References in periodicals archive
Ripolles et al., "Longitudinal brain changes associated with prophylactic cranial irradiation
in lung cancer," Journal of Thoracic Oncology, vol.
The chapter on Radiotherapy for Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer gives a very good review of studies for prophylactic cranial irradiation
and thoracic radiotherapy in these patients.
The lack of survival benefit runs contrary to a 5% improvement in survival observed with prophylactic cranial irradiation
(PCI) in small cell lung cancer, in which the rate of brain metastasis is higher and PCI use is fairly common.
The new study suggests that very good outcomes can be achieved with fewer longterm effects in pediatric patients with ALL who are treated without prophylactic cranial irradiation
Second thyroid neoplasms after prophylactic cranial irradiation
for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.