hyperfractionated radiation

hyperfractionated radiation

small doses of radiation given more frequently than daily.
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hy·per·frac·tion·at·ed ra·di·a·tion

(hī'pĕr-frak'shŭn-ā-tĕd rā'dē-ā'shŭn)
Smaller fractions of a dose of radiation given more frequently than daily.
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Hyperfractionated radiation therapy plus chemotherapy in locally advanced cervical cancer: results of two phase I dose-escalation gynecologic oncology group trials.
A randomized trial of standard versus partially hyperfractionated radiation with or without concurrent 5-fluouracil in locally advanced cervical cancer.
reported the University of Florida experience of using hyperfractionated radiation therapy with hyperthermia for treatment of 41 angiosarcoma patients, including 16 RAA cases, and involving a variety of sites.
Hyperfractionated radiation in the treatment of squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck: A comparison of two fractionation schedules.
In hyperfractionated radiation therapy, the daily dose is divided into smaller doses that are given more than once a day.