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Radiation Therapy And Diarrhea

Radiation therapy is a most preferred treatment for the cancer patients. It is considered as the most beneficial process for the cancer. Almost 50 % of cancer patients undergo radiation therapy during the treatment of the disease. However, Therapy is not totally harmless. Radiation therapist and patients...

Long Term Side Effects Of Radiation Therapy

The long-term side effects of radiation therapy are occurred according to the type of treatments patient receives. While taking treatment of radiation therapy, a patient has to suffer from long term side effects like those that swelling named as edema. In this swelling, because of the general inflammation,...

How Radiation Therapy Works

In the human body, every kind of cells like those that cancerous and healthy grows and is being separated to shape new cells. However, comparatively, cancer cells have a rapid rate of growing instantaneously than various types of cancer cells around them. We can familiar with how radiation therapy works by...

Patient Preparation By Radiation Therapists

Radiation therapy is useful in many medical tests. Radiation therapy is mainly used for the treatment of cancer. It is the technique of projecting high energy x-rays on the cancer cells to eliminate them. Radiation therapist is a part of medical oncology team who does the radiation therapy on the given...

External Beam Radiation Therapy

It is a method named external beam radiation therapy, which is used in the medical field for diagnosing the disease like brain tumor, detecting cancer cells. It is abbreviated as EBT in which a beam containing x-rays of high-energy level is delivered to the located area of the patient’s tumor. This...

Radiation Therapy And Bone Cancer

Radiation therapy or radiotherapy mainly involves medical use of ionizing radiation as apart of cancer treatment. It directly attacks on the DNA of the cancer cells to get them damaged. DNA is a main functional unit of a cell. Thus the cancer cell’s reproduction stops. Radiation and bone cancer are...

Nuclear Medicines In Radiation Therapy

In this branch of nuclear medicines in radiation therapy, the radioactive rays are utilized for generating information about functions of patient’s particular organ. Therefore, this nuclear medicine assists physician to make rapid, exact diagnosis and cure the disease. By using nuclear medicines in...

Principals Of Radiation Therapy

It’s been from over 100 years ago radiation and radioactivity were discovered; doctors have looked for ways to use it to treat cancer. Thus, birth of principls radiation therapy happened. Constantly research is going on the radiation therapy. Advances in technology and a better understanding of its...

Benefits And Hazards Of Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy is also popularly known as the “radio-therapy”. Radiation therapy is one of the widely used cancer therapy. This therapy is very effective in curing the cancer. This therapy involves the use of radiations or the “high energy waves” that penetrates into the body,...

Side Effects Of Radiation Therapy

The side effects of radiation therapy are separated according to type of radiation treatment. Therefore, the side effects are distinguished as acute radiation therapy side effects, general symptoms of radiation side effects, organ specific side effects and late radiation therapy side effects. The radiation...

Radiation Therapists

For radiation treatments, radiographers play very crucial role. But, radiation treatments do require many sorts of health care worker. Many other supportive workers such as radiation oncologist and radiation therapist are needed for the radiation treatment. The radiation therapist is a medical professional...

Treatment Planning In Radiation Therapy

There are many types of radiations therapy to kill tumor cells. These types are either external beam source or internal beam sources. Because of various types of radiation, treatment planning in radiation therapy is necessary. Planning is important to determine amount and type of the radiations for the...

What Is Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy is a type of treatment certain diseases. In this treatment, radiation energy kills cancer cell and stops their further growth within the body. This may become simple answer to the question of what is radiation therapy. Radiation damages genetic material of the cancer cells and therefore...

Risks Of Radiation Therapy

While taking the radiation therapy treatments, there are some risks that are involved in this radioactive therapy. Therefore, the risks of radiation therapy affects human body by causing various side effects to body organs like anemia, nausea, vomiting, skin burn, sterility, and rarely death and hair loss....

Benefits Of Radiation Therapy

Cancer is the major disease affecting a large part of the global population is also fatal disease. Cancer involves an uncontrolled growth of the body cells, which multiply rapidly causing many problems. Moreover, there are chances of the cancer returning back. There are various cancer treatments, practiced...
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