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can you get radiation treatment twice in a day?

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Dr. Richard Mcgee
49 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: In some circumstances delivering radiation therapy more than once a day may be used to shorten the course of treatment or modify the side-effects of treatment.
Answered on Nov 2, 2018
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Although it is the exception, radiation therapy is sometimes administered more than once a day. The most common schedule in my experience is one treatment 5 days a week. A radiotherapist can answer your question the best,however.
Answered on Nov 10, 2018

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