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How much radiation in grays is given to a patient for treatment?


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October 07, 2007 8:57AM

It depends on the type of cancer, location of cancer and delivery system of the radiation. For example a metastatic lesion to the brain would receive 30 to 35 gray. Lung cancer treatment for cure would be around 50 gray. Prostate cancer 70-80 gray.