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Cancer therapy lexicon

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Radiation therapy means the use of high-energy radiation from X-ray machines, cobalt, radium or other sources for control and cure of cancer. It may reduce the size of a cancer before surgery or be used to destroy any remaining cancer cells after surgery.

The use of high-energy radiation from X-ray machines, cobalt, radium or other sources for control and cure of cancer. It may reduce the size of a cancer before surgery or be used to destroy any remaining cancer cells after surgery.

Radiologist is a physician specializes in the use of Xrays, ultrasound, MRI and other imaging techniques to diagnose and investigate disease.

Radiology is a branch of medicine that uses radiant energy in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

A drug or biological agent givent with th eradiation therapy to increase its effect. 
Regional hyperthermia involves using microwave or radiofrequency applicators to heat large volumes of tissue deep inside the body. 
The shrinkage of a cancer. (its type are the complete and partial regression)
Programs helping to have a productive life. (Physical therapy or emotional support)
The partial or complete shrinkage of cancer.
Failure of a tumor to respond to radiotherapy or chemotherapy.
The habits or conditions that promote the development of cancers. F.e. cigarette smoking is the major risk factor for lung cancer, overexposure to the sun for skin cancer).