Radiotherapy References

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References for Radiotherapy

       Ms. Sangamitra M.Sc
Reviewed by :
       Dr. Ramya M.B.B.S, M.D

References:

World wide web

http://www.cancercouncil.com.au/
editorial.asp?pageid=216

http://www.meds.com/pdq/radio.html

http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/help/
default.asp?page=166


http://www.radiation-oncology.com/
html/radiotherapy.html


http://www.cancernet.co.uk/rxt-what.htm

http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets
/html/radiotherapy.html


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nizamzualiz

There is opinion saying Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy treatment are not actually killing the cancer cells but the cells are kept [or maybe deactivated] for a period of time... It will strike back. At that point of time, we may be able to do the same treatment/s, but the attack usually more severe than the first. Possibly, the patient may have no energy to go through the second episode of treatment (due to age and/or tiredness and/or cost incurred). If you are not lucky, the second cancer will strike due to the treatment itself. So, instead of killing the cancer cells the treatment may create second cancer. Appreciate comments please

faranak

could IMRT done near an organ cause the organ a condition that can not be transplanted if needed?

hi!
can i ask what's the difference between conventional fractionated XRT versus stereotactic radiosurgery vs external beam radiation therapy?

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