radiation therapy


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Recent Examples on the Web One participant, Sascha Roth, was preparing to travel to Manhattan for weeks of radiation therapy when the results came in, Memorial Sloan Kettering said. Natacha Larnaud, CBS News, 8 June 2022 Birmann underwent two surgeries and radiation therapy, then a year of chemotherapy that ended four months ago. Trevor Hass, BostonGlobe.com, 2 June 2022 The prognosis was grim; radiation therapy began immediately, and the doctors’ bills piled up. Deborah Cohen, The Atlantic, 8 Mar. 2022 There are two types of radiation therapy available today. Devi Shastri, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 May 2022 Throughout radiation therapy, patients can experience claustrophobia, panic attacks, skin changes and fatigue, according to Dr. Bates. Julia Ries, Health.com, 7 Apr. 2022 Proton therapy for cancer patients who require radiation therapy will soon be available in Wisconsin. Corrinne Hess, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 16 May 2022 Leukine was developed to help in the recovery of white blood cells following chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Parija Kavilanz, CNN, 29 Mar. 2022 My urologist referred me for radiation therapy, to be followed by Lupron every six months for two years. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 23 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of radiation therapy

1922, in the meaning defined above

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2 Jul 2022

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“Radiation therapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiation%20therapy. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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