definitive radiation

definitive radiation

Radiation oncology Administration of radiation as a sole or 1º therapy, usually for CA, with curative intent; DR doses average 40-50 Gy/4-5000 rads. See Radiation therapy.
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Protection against nuclear or radiological attack has motivated the search for more definitive radiation detection and identification technologies.
1) Definitive radiation plays an important role in offering curative treatment with excellent long term outcomes in majority of the patients.
Management of prostate cancer recurrence after definitive radiation therapy.
Value of computed tomography as outcome predictor of supraglottic squamous cell carcinoma treated by definitive radiation therapy.
These include adjuvant therapy for resected squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (new); local-regional therapy for resectable oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas; and retreatment of recurrent head and neck cancer after prior definitive radiation.
This study, along with other emerging studies, strongly suggests that statin use improves outcomes in patients treated with definitive radiation therapy," added Zelefsky.
Post treatment assessment of response using FDG-PET-CT for patients treated with definitive radiation therapy for head and neck cancers.
Definitive radiation therapy (primary local therapy without surgery or in conjunction with subtotal resection) is used for soft-tissue sarcomas that are medically inoperable.
Ishikawa H, Sakurai H, Yamakawa M, et al, Clinical outcomes and prognostic factors for patients with early esophageal squamous carcinoma treated with definitive radiation.
In a large, prospective study, Italian investigators randomly assigned patients with locally advanced cervical cancer to receive neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery or to undergo a standard treatment with definitive radiation.
As expected for patients receiving definitive radiation therapy, all patients had significant declines in serum PSA.
He has received international recognition for his research on the use of definitive radiation after breast conservation treatment for women with early stage breast cancer.