Principles of oncology: how radiation therapy works.

  title={Principles of oncology: how radiation therapy works.},
  author={Wendy J. Graham and David P. Murphy},
  journal={The Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association},
  volume={84 9},
Radiation therapy remains the primary mode of treatment for many types and stages of cancer as well as playing an extremely important adjunct role in the treatment of many other malignancies, often in combination with medical and surgical oncology. The combination treatments often yield cure and long-term control rates far in excess of single modality… CONTINUE READING