boost radiotherapy

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boost radiotherapy

The administration of therapeutic radiation in excess of a dose regarded as adequate/appropriate for treating a condition.
 
Indications
Boost radiotherapy may be uses in patients with cancer who have positive surgical margins.
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In the Canadian study, (6) no patient received boost irradiation and only 10.9% received adjuvant systemic therapy.