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  • Pelvis
  • Radiotherapy to the head and neck or to the pelvis or abdomen is associated with Grade 3 and Grade 4 oral or GI mucositis, respectively, often exceeding 50% of patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • There are three specific types of radiodermatitis: acute radiodermatitis, chronic radiodermatitis, and eosinophilic, polymorphic, and pruritic eruption associated with radiotherapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatments
  • In a 2005 study, the American College of Rheumatology conducted treatments initially using prednisone, followed by steroid dosages and azathioprine, omeprazole, and calcium and vitamin D supplements over the course of two years. (wikipedia.org)
  • cancer
  • Comparison of patient-assessed breast, arm and shoulder symptoms and body images after radiotherapy for early breast cancer: 5 year follow-up in the randomised Standardisation of Breast Radiotherapy (START) Trials by Penelope Hopwood, Judith Bliss, John Yarnold et al. (healthcanal.com)
  • She then joined Frontline, making investigative films, including the award-winning Critical Error which investigated overdoses in radiotherapy treatment for cancer patients in hospitals around the UK, which prompted changes in the way radiotherapy dosages are delivered. (wikipedia.org)
  • A member of the National Academy of Science since 1960, Puck published more than 200 papers on topics including Alzheimer's Disease and Down syndrome, and optimising radiotherapy dosages for the treatment of cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eosinophilic, polymorphic, and pruritic eruption associated with radiotherapy is a skin condition that occurs most often in women receiving cobalt radiotherapy for internal cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Carbon-ion radiotherapy has increasingly garnered scientific attention as technological delivery options have improved and clinical studies have demonstrated its treatment advantages for many cancers such as prostate, head and neck, lung, and liver cancers, bone and soft tissue sarcomas, locally recurrent rectal cancer, and pancreatic cancer, including locally advanced disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • experimental
  • General surgical aspects as the guiding principle of action Exclusion of certain conditions as inflammation in large body cavities, stiff thick-walled cavities and empyema Bacteriological and experimental analysis of the reaction of small radiation dosage Concerning the last point, Carl Fried did further research and investigated the serum of irradiated patients which had the tendency to inhibit or kill specific germs within a certain period of time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical
  • High exposure to X-rays during diagnostic medical imaging or radiotherapy can also result in radiation burns. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2009). Retrieved 23 May 2015 from http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Paterson-Parker+dosage+system Paterson, Ralston, and Herbert M. Parker. (wikipedia.org)
  • Carl Fried was a medical doctor, who along with Lothar Heidenhain had systemized radiotherapy of benign diseases in the 1920's. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • A DVH used clinically usually includes all structures and targets of interest in the radiotherapy plan, each line plotted a different color, representing a different structure. (wikipedia.org)
  • plans
  • There are five heavy-ion radiotherapy facilities in operation and plans exist to construct several more facilities in the near future. (wikipedia.org)
  • initial
  • Tacrolimus (FK-506) was administered at an initial dosage of 1 mg every 12 hours, and FK-506 concentration in the blood was monitored monthly. (wikipedia.org)
  • range
  • It is built by the sum of the number of voxels characterized by a specified range of dosage for the organ considered. (wikipedia.org)