particle therapy

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particle therapy

, particle beam therapy
The use of heavy nuclear particles, e.g., protons, neutrons, or helium ions, to bombard and destroy diseased tissues, esp. cancers.
Synonym: hadron therapy
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Currently, combined particle therapy is available only in Japan and Germany.
First Combined Particle Therapy Solution in Europe Will Be Used for Treating Tumors with Carbon Ions and Protons

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