radiation oncology


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ra·di·a·tion on·col·o·gy

1. the medical specialty concerned with the use of ionizing radiation in the treatment of disease;
2. the medical specialty of radiation therapy;
3. the use of radiation in the treatment of neoplasms.

radiation oncology

n.
The branch of radiology that deals with the use of ionizing radiation to treat cancers.

radiation oncology

the study of the treatment of cancer with ionizing radiation.

radiation oncology

Oncology The specialty of medicine that uses high-energy ionizing radiation to treat malignant neoplasms and certain nonmalignant conditions Modalities Teletherapy, brachytherapy, hyperthermia, stereotactic radiation. See Oncology, Surgical oncology.

ra·di·a·tion on·col·o·gy

(rā'dē-ā'shŭn on-kol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty concerned with the use and study of ionizing radiation in the treatment of cancer.
Synonym(s): therapeutic radiology.

ra·di·a·tion on·col·o·gy

(rā'dē-ā'shŭn on-kol'ŏ-jē)
1. Medical specialty concerned with use of ionizing radiation in treatment of disease.
2. Use of radiation in the treatment of neoplasms.
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