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radiation therapy

The use of high energy rays (e.g. x-rays, gamma rays) administered externally or radioactive substances (e.g. cesium, iridium, iodine) administered internally to destroy cancer cells; often used in conjunction with chemotherapy and/or surgery.

 

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cancer  ;  x-ray