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Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy, radiotherapy or radiation oncology is the use of ionizing radiation in cancer treatment to destroy malignant cells. Radiation therapy may be performed on a certain part of the body if the cancer is localized. It may also be used to prevent the recurrence of a tumor after a primary malignant tumor has been removed.

Radiation therapy is used along with chemotherapy and surgery to treat cancer. It works by damaging the DNA in exposed tissue and leads to cell death. Radiation therapy is distinct from radiology where radiation is used for medical imaging and the diagnosis that follows. It may be used for palliative treatments where it is not possible to cure and only symptomatic relief or local disease control can be achieved. It is also used prior to bone marrow transplant, in a process called full body radiation. Other conditions where radiotherapy is used include severe eye disease due to thyroid problems, trigeminal neuralgia and keloid scar growth prevention.

Featured Radiation Therapy Providers Abroad

Manila Doctors Hospital

Manila, Philippines

Accreditation: ISO 9001

Languages: English, Tagalog

Manila Doctors Hospital (MDH) is a premiere private tertiary hospital operating at 667 United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila, Philippines.

We are a health institution providing holistic...

Mission Hospital Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand

Accreditation: HA

Languages: Thai, English, Mandarin, Arabic, Chinese

Mission Hospital (also known as Bangkok Adventist Hospital) is a full service general private hospital which locates in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Mission Hospital was founded in 1937 and to...

NTT Medical Center Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Japanese

We take pride in delivering optimum services remembering always that each patient is our ultimate customer.

The goal of the NTT Medical Center Tokyo is, as the symbol of social contribu...

North York General Hospital

Toronto, Canada

Languages: English

North York General Hospital (NYGH) is one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals. We provide an exceptional care experience for our patients and their families, and have proudly served our d...
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