radical therapy

radical therapy

1 a treatment intended to cure, not palliate.
2 a definitive extreme treatment, not a conservative treatment, such as radical mastectomy rather than simple or partial mastectomy.
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The threshold for intervention with radical therapy is also variable.
THE parents of brain cancer boy Ashya King have said they were right to take him abroad for radical therapy.
Active surveillance is now increasingly used as an alternative to immediate radical therapy in patients with low-grade prostate cancers.
Comparative analysis of prostate-specific antigen free survival outcomes for patients with low, intermediate and high risk prostate cancer treatment by radical therapy.
ORLANDO -- Periodic breaks from androgen suppression therapy did not impact survival in men with prostate-specific antigen progression after radical therapy for prostate cancer.
The chapter on Extended Surgical Resection in Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer discusses surgical options in Stage III NSCLC and the authors conclude that surgery should be recommended when resection is radical including systematic lymph node dissection and mortality and morbidity are low; and that a multimodality approach is needed in most cases to achieve a successful radical therapy.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): A radical therapy to save newborn babies who may die from a birth complication caused by inhaling their own waste, has been unveiled by Australian researcher.
Despite this, long-term outcomes from radical therapy remain suboptimal.
the treatment of NSCLC is radical therapy utilizing the chemotherapy cisplatin
Susoyev has changed the names and any identifying details that could lead to the recognition of any of the cult members, but minor figures in the book include Evelyn Hooker, who was prominent in convincing the American Psychological Association to de-list homosexuality as a psychological disorder, as well as other figures from the radical therapy movement of the early 1970's.
If major or even radical therapy is directed at a presumed primary tumor and later it is discovered that the lesion was metastatic from some distal primary origin, a lawyer might easily persuade a jury that something was seriously wrong with the way the patient was managed.
A THREE-year-old autistic girl learned to speak in just five days after her parents used their life savings to fly her to America for radical therapy.