extended-field radiation therapy

extended-field radiation therapy

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EFRT.

A treatment for lymphoma and leukemias in which therapeutic radiation is delivered not only to detectable areas involved by tumor but more extensively.
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Thirty-nine percent received extended-field radiation therapy (defined as mantle or inverted Y fields), 30% received involved-field radiation therapy, and 31% received involved-nodal radiation therapy.
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