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radiation therapy

noun
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Examples from the web for radiation therapy
  • There aren't that many people in the country who earn five times as much each year as radiation therapy costs.
  • Despite the radiation therapy, the tumor was still spreading.
  • Normal tissue often gets caught in the crossfire during radiation therapy.
  • He blogged about his reaction to the diagnosis, about the challenges of opting for surgery over radiation therapy.
  • Treatment can involve surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.
  • radiation therapy can be used with chemotherapy if surgery is not possible.
  • Surgery may be used together with radiation therapy and chemotherapy for larger tumors.
  • Some patients receive high-dose whole body radiation therapy along with chemotherapy.
  • radiation therapy may be advised in some cases where the tumor is larger and surgery is not possible.
  • radiation therapy may be done to relieve bone pain or treat a bone tumor.
radiation therapy in Medicine

radiation therapy n.
Radiotherapy.

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