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Radiation Therapy: The Basics
An introduction to radiation therapy, how it works, how it is given and potential side effects.
Radiation Therapy: Which type is right for me?
An overview of the various types of radiation therapy and how one is chosen for your treatment.
Pictorial Overview of the Radiation Therapy Treatment Process
Step by step look at the process of radiation therapy, from consultation to treatment.
Introduction to Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
An overview of photodynamic therapy (PDT), a cancer treatment that works by exposing light sensitized cancer cells to special lights to kill cancer cells.
Introduction to Stereotactic Radiation
Stereotactic radiation, often referred to as stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) or stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), is a form of radiation therapy that very precisely delivers a high dose of radiation to a tumor.

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Full Weight-Based Chemo Doses Recommended for Obese

Apr 9, 2012 - The American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline on Appropriate Chemotherapy Dosing for Obese Adult Patients With Cancer recommends using full weight-based cytotoxic chemotherapy doses to treat obese patients with cancer, according to an overview published online April 2 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.



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