Definition of radiotherapy in English:

radiotherapy

Syllabification: ra·di·o·ther·a·py
Pronunciation: /ˌrādēōˈTHerəpē
 
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noun

  • another term for radiation therapy.
    More example sentences
    • Treatment options for cervical cancer include surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
    • Surgery may be followed by chemotherapy, radiotherapy or hormone treatment.
    • Seven patients treated with radiotherapy developed some radiation telangiectasia.

Derivatives

radiotherapeutic

Pronunciation: /-ˌTHerəˈpyo͞otik/
adjective
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  • Changes in use of chemotherapeutics and alterations of radiotherapeutic regimes may change survival of patients and are of interest in patients with either limited or advanced disease.
  • In the radiotherapeutic range, high-energy electron beams penetrate less than high-energy x-ray beams.
  • The emerging evidence that locoregional treatment affects mortality is persuasive, and efforts to optimise the surgical and radiotherapeutic management of this common disease should have a high priority.

radiotherapist

noun
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  • The book was written for practicing and teaching pathologists, but it should also be appealing to radiologists, medical and surgical oncologists, and radiotherapists.
  • The medical oncologist and radiotherapist should arrange the appropriate delivery of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
  • The choice of radiotherapy regimen was left to the local radiotherapist, but the two regimens shown in previous trials to have good palliative effect were recommended.

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