• Posts Tagged ‘Radiotherapy’

    Radiotherapy

    by  • 27/05/2013 • Oncology

       Uses ionizing radiation to produce free radicals which damage DNA  Normal cells are better at repairing this damage than cancer cells – so are able to recover before next dose (or fraction) of treatment.  Approaches: o Radical treatment: given with curative intent, total doses range from 40-70Gy in 15-35 daily...

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