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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Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Radiation Therapy Equipment by Geographic Region - United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79
The report analyzes the global and US radiation therapy market.
There are several techniques used to achieve image guided radiation therapy for prostate cancer.
In Vestar, Radiation Therapy Services has found a true partner who shares our commitment to patients," Dr.
We have seen an increasing interest in our IMPAC software system from customers in this part of Europe, and together with our advance technology for radiation therapy of cancer we can offer a total solution meeting the needs of a modern cancer clinic that aims for providing first class care", said Dr.
So far during Elekta's fiscal year 2006/07, 80 percent of the radiation therapy systems ordered from Elekta by customers in UK and Ireland has been for the fully equipped Elekta Synergy.
There are currently 18 hospitals in Italy using some form of intraoperative radiation therapy - three are using the Mobetron.
Elekta's Active Breathing Coordinator is designed to help patients suspend their breathing at a precise point, thereby freezing the target's motion to facilitate radiation therapy.
Together, the System's distinctive attributes are literally reshaping radiation therapy.
This resource for radiation therapy students and clinicians gathers contributors in radiation therapy, medical dosimetry, nursing, radiation oncology, and administration to explain principles and applications of cancer management, radiation therapy for cancer, and radiation therapy treatment planning and delivery.
Highlands Oncology Group will buy the radiation therapy clinical services of Northwest Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute.
Introduction: While both radiation therapy patient use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and the oncologist's perspective of CAM have been surveyed in Australia and reported in the literature, actual radiation therapy department practice and endorsement of CAM is yet to be reported.
Breast cancer patients who receive radiation therapy and chemotherapy concurrently after lumpectomy have a reduced rate of relapse compared with women who undergo chemotherapy before or after radiation therapy, according to a new study.
Osteoradionecrosis (ORN), also known as postradiation osteonecrosis (PRON), is a serious, debilitating and deforming potential complication of radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer of the head and neck.
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