Radiation therapy Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Radiation therapy.

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Encyclopedia Articles (3)

1,005 words, approx. 4 pages
Radiation Therapy Radiation therapy is the use of high energy, penetrating radiation (x rays, gamma rays, proton rays, and neutron rays) to kill cancer cells. The primary purpose of radiation therapy ... Read more
561 words, approx. 2 pages
Radioactive Implants Radioactive implants are devices that are placed directly within cancerous tissue or tumors, in order to deliver radiation therapy intended to kill cancerous cells. With the use o... Read more
662 words, approx. 3 pages
Radiotherapy Since the development of X-ray technology, medical professionals have embraced the concept of radiation as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool. This nuclear science, called radiotherapy, ut... Read more