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In radiation oncology the delivery of a large dose of radiation to a tumor in addition to the radiation supplied by an external beam.
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The Carnegie group was bent on empowering teachers, boosting their status, influence, and control over the primary-secondary education field in general and schools in particular--and did so with serene confidence that doing this would also boost pupil performance.
Tuberculin skin testing of hospital employees: infection, "boosting," and two-step testing.
High and rising livestock numbers are boosting domestic use -- which should lead to larger spring plantings of feed barley.
Initial success in the Persian Gulf also led briefly to weakness of the dollar in foreign exchange markets, as safe-haven demands that had been boosting its value since late 1990, in the face of a substantial easing of U.
Over the next week, in rats raised with high-contact mothering, the concentration of these regulatory proteins decreases sufficiently to enable NGFI-A to do its job of boosting production of hormone receptors.
Fischinger, now at Health and Human Services headquarters in Washington, D.C., said at the symposium that yet-unpublished data indicate that--after several boosting immunizations with the vaccine followed by challenges with HIV --chimps showed an immune response not only against the HIV strain used to make the vaccine, but also against additional strains.
3 NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE that GM-CSF is both nontoxic and capable of boosting the number of white cells in the body, suggesting a possible treatment for disorders with depressed white cell counts.
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