Results for: Radiotherapy

In Cancer

What is radiotherapy?

Radiotherapy is the therapeutic use of ionizing radiation, usedalmost exclusively for the treatment of malignant disease.
In Medical Technologies

How long is radiotherapy given for?

for pain from bone metastasis a treatment of 1 fraction, this means 1 session of approx. 10mins can be applied. For curative (with the intention to cure a cancer, e.g. neck, l (MORE)
In History, Politics & Society

Who invented radiotherapy?

Radiotherapy was invented by Wilhelm Rontgen, who invented the x-ray and Marie Curie who discovered radium, which is a material used in certain treatments and in this case, ra (MORE)
In Cancer

What is radiotherapy and chemotherapy?

Radiotherapy is the process of applying radiation on the tumors [gamma rays]. Chemotherapy is the process of using drugs to destroy the tumors. Radiotherapy and chemotherapy (MORE)
In Electromagnetic Radiation

What is radiotherapy also called?

It is sometimes called radiation therapy, x-ray therapy radiation treatment, cobalt therapy, electron beam therapy, or irradiation
In Uncategorized

What are the disadvantages of radiotherapy?

sometimes people will lose their hair so they will have a lacking self confidence. Also there is a slight possibility that some of the healthy cells will be affected by the ra (MORE)
In Uncategorized

What does radiotherapy use?

It uses high energy, penetrating waves or particles such as x rays, gamma rays, proton rays, or neutron rays
In Health

What are the symptoms of a post radiotherapy necrose?

1. Prostate and Rectal Cancer Radiation - can cause diarrhea, bleeding, rectal pain, and incontinence. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy improves symptoms in 50 to 60 percent of (MORE)
In Uncategorized

What is the process in radiotherapy?

Radiotherapy uses ionizing radiation to treat cancer by controlling or killing malignant cells. It can be used to cure cancer if the cancer is localized in one area of the bod (MORE)