hyperfractionated radiation

hyperfractionated radiation

small doses of radiation given more frequently than daily.

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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6, Canadian contributions to international meta-analyses generated the question to compare hyperfractionated radiation plus a monoclonal antibody with standard chemo-radiation treatment.
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.