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What is the goal of radiation therapy?

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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Cure or Palliation

Depending on the extent of disease involvement and type of tumor being treated, the goal is either curitive or palliative.

In brief: Cure or Palliation

Depending on the extent of disease involvement and type of tumor being treated, the goal is either curitive or palliative.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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Dr. Stephen Noga
Internal Medicine - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Can be cure in the right cases, used along with chemotherapy for cure or palliation and can be used for palliation by itself.

In brief: Depends

Can be cure in the right cases, used along with chemotherapy for cure or palliation and can be used for palliation by itself.
Dr. Stephen Noga
Dr. Stephen Noga
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