Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy (radiation therapy) uses deep x-rays to kill cancer cells.

radiotherapy

Type: Term Pronunciation: rā′dē-ō-ther′ă-pē Synonyms: radiation oncology
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radiotherapy

[n] - (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to radiation from a radioactive substance
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Radiotherapy

Treatment of pathological conditions, usually malignant, with ionizing radiation. It has been recommended in low dosage to discourage heterotopic bone formation.
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Radiotherapy

(Radiotherapy Treatment, Radium Treatment) Cancer treatment using high energy waves similar to X-rays. Used to be called radium treatment because all radiotherapy used to be given using radium.
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Radiotherapy

Using radiation to treat a patient
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Radiotherapy

Radiation therapy uses x-rays to treat disease, especially cancer.
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Radiotherapy

The treatment of cancer using radiation (x-rays, gamma rays etc) to destroy cancer cells.
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Radiotherapy

The treatment of disease (usually cancer) by x-rays/radiation
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Radiotherapy

See Radiation therapy.
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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy: The treatment of disease with ionizing radiation. Also called radiation therapy. In radiotherapy, high-energy rays are often used to damage cancer cells and stop them from growing and dividing. A specialist in the radiation treatment of cancer is called a radiation oncologist. Like surgery, radiation therapy is a local treatment; it a...
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Radiotherapy

Ra`di·o·ther'a·py noun [ Radio- + therapy .] (Medicine) Treatment of disease by means of Röntgen rays or other forms of radioactivity.
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radiotherapy

<oncology> The treatment of disease by ionising radiation. ... Origin: Gr. Therapeia = cure ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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radiotherapy

radiation therapy noun (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
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radiotherapy

(ra″de-o-ther´ә-pe) radiation therapy.
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Radiotherapy

• (n.) Treatment of disease by means of Rontgen rays or other forms of radioactivity.
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radiotherapy

(radio- + Gr. therapeia cure) the treatment of disease by ionizing radiation.
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radiotherapy

radiotherapy, roentgenotherapy 1. The medical specialty concerned with the use of electromagnetic or particulate radiation in the treatment of disease. 2. The treatment of disease by means of X-rays or other forms of ionizing radiation.
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radiotherapy

medical radiology applied to therapy
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radiotherapy

Treatment of disease by radiation from X-ray machines or radioactive sources. Radiation in the correct dosage can be used to kill cancerous cells and prevent their spreading. Generally speaking, the rays of a diagnostic X-ray machine are not penetrating enough to be efficient in treatment, so for this purpose more powerful machines are requ...
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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is a method of treating diseases such as cancer through the use of high powered X-rays amongst other specialised rays, because of the resulting radiation this can damage healthy cells and combined with Chemotherapy can result in baldness. Also See: Chemotherapy Related Hair Loss
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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is a method of treating diseases such as cancer through the use of high powered X-rays amongst other specialised rays, because of the resulting radiation this can damage healthy cells and combined with Chemotherapy can result in baldness. Also See: Chemotherapy Related Hair Loss
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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is a method of treating diseases such as cancer through the use of high powered X-rays amongst other specialised rays, because of the resulting radiation this can damage healthy cells and combined with Chemotherapy can result in baldness. Also See: Chemotherapy Related Hair Loss
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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is a method of treating diseases such as cancer through the use of high powered X-rays amongst other specialised rays, because of the resulting radiation this can damage healthy cells and combined with Chemotherapy can result in baldness. Also See: Chemotherapy Related Hair Loss
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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is a method of treating diseases such as cancer through the use of high powered X-rays amongst other specialised rays, because of the resulting radiation this can damage healthy cells and combined with Chemotherapy can result in baldness. Also See: Chemotherapy Related Hair Loss
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