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What is radiation therapy?

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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Kill cancer by Rads

Use of high energy x-ray typically ( protons, gamma rays etc to name a few other) to cause irreparable damage to a target tumor to destroy the tumor while causing minimal damage to surrounding organs and tissues.

In brief: Kill cancer by Rads

Use of high energy x-ray typically ( protons, gamma rays etc to name a few other) to cause irreparable damage to a target tumor to destroy the tumor while causing minimal damage to surrounding organs and tissues.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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Dr. Stephen Noga
Internal Medicine - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: High powered xrays

High powered x-ray beam is directed towards your cancer to kill it.
The machines are quite sophisticated so that they deliver the beam to the tumor without destroying a lot of normal tissue.

In brief: High powered xrays

High powered x-ray beam is directed towards your cancer to kill it.
The machines are quite sophisticated so that they deliver the beam to the tumor without destroying a lot of normal tissue.
Dr. Stephen Noga
Dr. Stephen Noga
Thank
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