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Cancer therapy lexicon

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A (3) B (7) C (12) E (2) G (1) H (2) I (4) L (4) M (5) N (2) O (7) P (13) Q (1) R (11) S (6) T (6) U (1) V (2) W (2) X (1)

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Leukemia
The most common childhood cancer is leukemia.
It is often performed using an external applicator whisch is pleaced on the outside of the body over the tumor. The applicator is connected to equipment that supplies different types of energy (microwave, radiofrequency, ultrasound) will heat the tumor cells. Localized heating can be accomplished internally (inside the tumor).  
A cancer confined to the side of origin without evidence of spread.
Lung cancer
Lung cancer (also known as lung carcinoma) forms in tissues of the lung. The two main types are small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. These types are diagnosed based on how the cells look under a microscope. In case of lung cancer the cells divide in the lungs uncontrollably. This causes the growth of tumors that reduce a person's ability to breathe.