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*  Management of prostate cancer
Radiotherapy uses ionizing radiation to kill prostate cancer cells. When absorbed in tissue, ionizing radiation such as gamma ... It may be used instead of surgery or after surgery in early stage prostate cancer (adjuvant radiotherapy). Radiation treatments ... Prostate Rectum Spacers should be compatible with all prostate cancer radiotherapy treatments including 3D conformal, IMRT and ... Researchers are also studying types of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) to treat prostate cancer. Permanent implant ...
*  Head and neck cancer
This study found that concurrent cetuximab and radiotherapy improves survival and locoregional disease control compared to ... Whilst this study is of pivotal significance, interpretation is difficult since cetuximab-radiotherapy was not directly ... "Radiotherapy plus cetuximab for squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck". N Engl J Med. 354 (6): 567-78. doi:10.1056/ ... amifostine is often administered intravenously by a chemotherapy clinic prior to IMRT radiotherapy sessions. Amifostine ...
*  Image-guided radiation therapy
Modern, advanced radiotherapy techniques such as proton and charged particle radiotherapy enable superior precision in the dose ... Currently, certain radiation therapy techniques employ the process of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT). This form of ... the impact of IGRT on radiotherapy treatment continues to evolve. The goal of the IGRT process is to improve the accuracy of ... "Image-guided radiotherapy: rationale, benefits, and limitations". The Lancet Oncology. 7 (10): 848-858. doi:10.1016/S1470-2045( ...
*  Squamous cell carcinoma
If the disease has spread, chemotherapy and radiotherapy are commonly used. When associated with the lung, it is typically a ...
*  Neurooncology
Radiotherapy Radiotherapy is an important treatment for central nervous system tumors and has been demonstrated to extend ... Concurrent cyclophosphamide and craniospinal radiotherapy for pediatric high-risk embryonal brain tumors. 10(J), Retrieved from ...
*  Plaque radiotherapy
... is a type of radiation therapy used to treat eye tumors. A thin piece of metal (usually gold) with ... Plaque radiotherapy entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms This article incorporates public domain material ... Sagerman, Robert H.; Alberti, W. (2003-01-29). Radiotherapy of intraocular and orbital tumors. Springer. pp. 40-. ISBN 978-3- ...
*  D50 (radiotherapy)
D50 in medicine is the half-maximal dose: the dose that produces 50% of the maximum response. It may specifically refer to the radiation dose required to achieve a 50% tumor control probability. LD50, a dose measurement at which half the organisms die H Gregerson, S Lindkaer Jensen, F Moody (1996). Essentials of Experimental Surgery: Gastroenterology. p. 19-3. ISBN 3718654962. CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link) Lawrence S. Chin, William F. Regine (2010). Principles and Practice of Stereotactic Radiosurgery. p. 636. ISBN 0387710701. CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link ...
*  Unsealed source radiotherapy
... (also known as unsealed source radionuclide therapy (RNT) or molecular radiotherapy) uses ... Buscombe, J.; Navalkissoor, S. (1 August 2012). "Molecular radiotherapy". Clinical Medicine. 12 (4): 381-386. doi:10.7861/ ... "Palliative Radiotherapy for Bone Metastases: An ASTRO Evidence-Based Guideline". International Journal of Radiation Oncology* ...
*  Whole brain radiotherapy
... (WBRT) is a palliative option for patients with brain metastases that alleviates symptoms, decreases ... McTyre, E; Scott, J; Chinnaiyan, P (2013). "Whole brain radiotherapy for brain metastasis". Surg Neurol Int. 4: S236-44. doi: ... "Whole-Brain Radiotherapy: Risks Worth Benefit?". Medscape.com. Retrieved August 20, 2015. ...
*  External beam radiotherapy
... (EBRT) or teletherapy is the most common form of radiotherapy (radiation therapy). The patient sits ... In contrast to brachytherapy (sealed source radiotherapy) and unsealed source radiotherapy, in which the radiation source is ... Radiotherapy physics in practice, edited by JR Williams and DI Thwaites, Oxford University Press UK (2nd edition 2000), ISBN 0- ... The first use of a linac for medical radiotherapy was in 1953 (see also Radiation therapy). Commercially available medical ...
*  Targeted intra-operative radiotherapy
... (TARGIT) is a technique of giving radiotherapy to the tissues surrounding a cancer after ... July 2010). "Targeted intraoperative radiotherapy versus whole breast radiotherapy for breast cancer (TARGIT-A trial): an ... February 2014). "Risk-adapted targeted intraoperative radiotherapy versus whole-breast radiotherapy for breast cancer: 5-year ... Adjuvant radiotherapy is necessary if breast cancer is treated by removing only the cancerous lump with a rim of surrounding ...
*  Hypofractionated high-dose intensity-modulated radiotherapy
This is called hypofractionated radiotherapy. Although the dose per fraction is higher than standard radiotherapy, the total ... This is an experimental form of intensity-modulated radiotherapy where higher X-ray dosages are used in fewer fractions ( ... 1] UKCRN Database:Conventional or Hypofractionated High Dose Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Archived ...
*  Nuclear Medicine, Oncology and Radiotherapy Institute
Nuclear medicine and Radiotherapy support. Thematic health programme. Radiotherapy Clinical application of radiosensitizers in ... Randomized clinical trial of radiotherapy combined with Mitomycin-C. Randomized Multi Center study of radiotherapy in the ... "nuclear medicine oncology & radiotherapy institute (nori), islamabad". icpsr. Retrieved 25 January 2014. Nuclear medicine in ... Nuclear Medicine, Oncology and Radiotherapy Institute (NORI) is the 7th Cancer hospital and research centre; established by ...
*  1990 Clinic of Zaragoza radiotherapy accident
The radiotherapy unit was repaired without following the correct instructions. The unit, in service 14 years at the time of the ... The 1990 Clinic of Zaragoza radiotherapy accident was a radiological accident that occurred from December 10-20, 1990, at the ... All of the injured were cancer patients receiving radiotherapy. On December 7, 1990, a technician performed maintenance on an ...
*  Institute of Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine
The Institute of Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine (Urdu: جوہری طبی اور شعاعي علاج کا ادارہ‬‎, or INRUM) is located at Khyber ... Radiotherapy Department Nuclear Medicine Department Pathology Department Maintenance Department Nuclear medicine in Pakistan ... Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Oncology and Radiotherapy http://www.paec.gov.pk/Medical/ http://www.paec.gov.pk/Medical/Centres ...
*  Karachi Institute of Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine
... (KIRAN) is a cancer hospital in Karachi under administrative control of ... "Karachi Institute of Radiotherapy & Nuclear Medicine (KIRAN)". Medical Review. July 2016. Retrieved December 25, 2016. Anjum ( ... KIRAN was initially planned to have state of the art Radiotherapy facilities, subsequently oncology and chemotherapy services ... Nuclear medicine in Pakistan "Karachi Institute of Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine". IAEA. Retrieved December 25, 2016. " ...
*  1996 San Juan de Dios radiotherapy accident
The radiotherapy accident in Costa Rica occurred with the Alcyon II radiotherapy unit at San Juan de Dios Hospital in San José ... It was related to a cobalt-60 source that was being used for radiotherapy in 1996. An accidental overexposure of radiotherapy ... Goiânia accident 1962 Mexico City radiation accident List of civilian radiation accidents Radiotherapy accident in Zaragoza X- ...
*  Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Oncology and Radiotherapy
The Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Oncology and Radiotherapy (Urdu: جوہری طبی رسولی اور شعاعي علاج کا ادارہ‬‎, or INOR) is ... Ayub Medical College Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Institute of Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine Pakistan Atomic Energy ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Medicine: Medical Specialties: Oncology: Radiotherapy
The therapy can be delivered from the outside (external beam radiotherapy), by radioactive implants placed in the body ( ... brachytherapy), or during surgery (interoperative). Other types of radiotherapy such as proton therapy and neutron therapy -- ... Radiotherapy is the use of radiation to treat conditions such as cancer. The most common technique exposes tumors to high ... Radiotherapy is the use of radiation to treat conditions such as cancer. The most common technique exposes tumors to high ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Medicine: Medical Specialties: Oncology: Radiotherapy: Treatment Centers
Private practice provider of Radiotherapy Services. Includes a list of links to cancer web sites. ...
*  Cancer
"Radiotherapy". Patient UK. Archived from the original on 9 July 2017. Last Checked: 23 December 2015 Hill R, Healy B, Holloway ... is a growing specialty in wealthy countries and the major forms of human treatment such as surgery and radiotherapy may be ... radiotherapy, chemotherapy". Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 75 Suppl 2 (Suppl 2): ii24-30. doi:10.1136/ ...
*  Interventional pain management
Radiotherapy is used when drug treatment is failing to control the pain of a growing tumor, such as in bone metastisis (most ... Radiotherapy. In: Sykes N, Bennett MI & Yuan C-S. Clinical pain management: Cancer pain. 2nd ed. London: Hodder Arnold; 2008. ...
*  Cancer pain
Radiotherapy is used when drug treatment is failing to control the pain of a growing tumor, such as in bone metastisis (most ... Radiotherapy. In: Sykes N, Bennett MI & Yuan C-S. Clinical pain management: Cancer pain. 2nd ed. London: Hodder Arnold; 2008. ... However, radiotherapy, surgery and chemotherapy may produce painful conditions that persist long after treatment has ended. The ... Potentially painful cancer treatments include: immunotherapy which may produce joint or muscle pain; radiotherapy, which can ...
*  Herpes simplex
... radiotherapy; and exposure to wind, ultraviolet light, or sunlight. The frequency and severity of recurrent outbreaks vary ... implications for clinical management of herpes simplex virus recurrence during radiotherapy". Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol ...
*  University of Northern British Columbia
Olson, Robert (2011). "Selection bias potentially overestimates risk of breast pain from radiotherapy". Radiotherapy & Oncology ... Radiotherapy & Oncology. Olson, Robert; Caron N; Olivotto I; Speers C; Chia S; Davidson A; Coldman A; Nichol A; Bajdik C; ...