radical treatment

radical treatment

An extensive or complete therapy, such as surgical removal of an entire diseased organ and its associated lymphatic drainage. Alternatives to radical treatment may include observation, palliation, modified procedures, lumpectomies, or conservative treatments.
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This says that although screening may uncover a cancer, it doesn't automatically mean you have to subject yourself to punishing, radical treatment.
AS mitigates the harms of over treatment and uncouples diagnosis from radical treatment.
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah vowed Tuesday to oust rebels from the Qalamoun region, saying the situation "needs radical treatment," but without saying when the assault would start.
Comedienne Jenny Eclair "I know it sounds a lot but remember I donate a lot of this to good causes, the Inland Revenue mainly" Comedian Ricky Gervais, reputed to be worth PS50m "Without radical treatment, the prospects for the NHS are not just bleak, they are catastrophic.
The painting was rejected by Amsterdam's civic authorities as unsuitable decoration for their new Town Hall, probably because of Rembrandt's radical treatment of the subject and his uncompromising and unheroic portrayal of the one-eyed Claudius Civilis.
If we were able to do that reliably we could potentially offer active surveillance in the former case and radical treatment (surgery or radiotherapy) in the latter thus avoiding side effects like incontinence and erectile dysfunction in men who may not need radical treatment for their cancer.
THOUSANDS of Scots cancer patients could have a better quality of life after a radical treatment was approved yesterday.
Low compliance to radical treatment was observed in the study.
One minute I was sitting in meetings with the clinicians, the next they had to tell me bad news and discuss radical treatment.
The researchers argue that men with the gene who are diagnosed with the disease should be given more radical treatment than non-carriers.
And after undergoing radical treatment and gruelling chemotherapy at the city's Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mohammed is now on the road to recovery.