radical therapy

radical therapy

1 a treatment intended to cure, not palliate.
2 a definitive extreme treatment, not a conservative treatment, such as radical mastectomy rather than simple or partial mastectomy.
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The 56-year-old's heart soared when she became aware of a radical therapy known as autologous haematopoietic stem cell transplantation or AHSCT.
The radical therapy was trialled at 25 centres in 13 countries, with data gathered by researchers at Imperial College London.
The threshold for intervention with radical therapy is also variable.
THE parents of brain cancer boy Ashya King have said they were right to take him abroad for radical therapy.
Active surveillance is now increasingly used as an alternative to immediate radical therapy in patients with low-grade prostate cancers.
It calls for a radical therapy from which the system shies away.
ORLANDO -- Periodic breaks from androgen suppression therapy did not impact survival in men with prostate-specific antigen progression after radical therapy for prostate cancer.
The chapter on Extended Surgical Resection in Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer discusses surgical options in Stage III NSCLC and the authors conclude that surgery should be recommended when resection is radical including systematic lymph node dissection and mortality and morbidity are low; and that a multimodality approach is needed in most cases to achieve a successful radical therapy.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): A radical therapy to save newborn babies who may die from a birth complication caused by inhaling their own waste, has been unveiled by Australian researcher.
Catching cancer before it invades and requires radical therapy, and certainly before it spreads, is a noble goal.
Despite this, long-term outcomes from radical therapy remain suboptimal.