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radium therapy

treatment of disease by means of radium.
Origin of radium therapy
1900-05 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for radium therapy
  • radium therapy as an aid in the control of chronic otorrhea.
  • Curie, who worked to develop radium therapy and conducted some of the earliest experiments with radiation.
  • Most of these patients had received previous external radiation and radium therapy, with or without surgery.
British Dictionary definitions for radium therapy

radium therapy

treatment of disease, esp cancer, by exposing affected tissues to radiation from radium
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radium therapy in Medicine

radium therapy n.
The use of radium in radiotherapy.

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