external-beam radiation therapy

external-beam radiation therapy

External radiation Radiation therapy The aiming of high-energy radiation at the center of a CA, which may also be used to manage choroidal neovascularization in age-related macular degeneration. See Radiation oncology.
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1056/NEJMoa1209978 reported the functional status of men after robotic prostate surgery and external-beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for localized prostate cancer.
Randomized trial comparing iridium implant plus external-beam radiation therapy with external beam radiation therapy alone in node-negative locally advanced cancer of the prostate.
Researchers found that the risk for cancer-specific mortality was more than three times higher in patients who received hormone therapy versus radical prostatectomy (surgical removal of the prostate) and more than twice as high in patients who received external-beam radiation therapy versus prostatectomy.
The pattern of relative use of treatment modalities remained constant between 2002 and 2005, with external-beam radiation therapy used most commonly, followed by brachytherapy, and then by surgery But there were major shifts within each modality in the specific therapies used, Dr.
Surgery, external-beam radiation therapy, brachytherapy (implanted radiation seeds), and androgen suppression are the primary conventional treatments for prostate cancer at this time.
She then successfully completed multiagent chemotherapy and external-beam radiation therapy.
External-beam radiation therapy was delivered postoperatively to the surgical site in 20 fractions; the total dose was 50 Gy.
The company has identified and developed several large markets for Interoperative Electron beam Radiation Therapy ("IOERT") for the treatment of breast cancer and advanced tumors as well as External-beam Radiation Therapy ("EBRT") for the treatment of skin cancer and believes that in order to maximize these markets, additional financial resources and infrastructure will be needed in the next year to meet these market opportunities in China, Europe and North America.
2 Market Segmentation Based on Mode of Delivery of Radiation External-beam Radiation Therapy Internal Radiation Therapy Systemic Radiation Therapy 04.
Long-Term Results of an RTOG Phase II Trial (00-19) of External-Beam Radiation Therapy Combined With Permanent Source Brachytherapy for Intermediate-Risk Clinically Localized Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate.
A total of 6,000 cGy of external-beam radiation therapy was administered to the right parotid and 4,500 cGy to the right neck.
Trilogy is the first practical, clinically-viable system for delivering all forms of external-beam radiation therapy," said Timothy E.