Lecture on Radiation Therapy
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Radiation therapy uses ionizing radiation to treat cancer i.e. to destroy cancerous cells. There are two techniques in radiation therapy that are used to treat cancer using ionizing radiation: Radiotherapy and Brachy therapy. Every treatment using radiotherapy has to be rigorously planned. The planning process consists of three phases: Planning; Simulation and Treatment. Radiation therapy isn’t painful, but some of the side effects it causes can be.

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