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External Beam Radiation Therapy

Known as: Definitive Radiation Therapy, external beam radiation, External Beam Radiotherapy 
A type of radiation therapy that uses a machine to aim high-energy rays at the cancer from outside of the body.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND After surgery for intermediate-risk endometrial carcinoma, the vagina is the most frequent site of recurrence. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In 1996 the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) sponsored a Consensus Conference to establish a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE To determine if iridium implant (IM) and external-beam radiation therapy (EBRT) is better than standard EBRT in locally… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A protocol is prescribed for clinical reference dosimetry of external beam radiation therapy using photon beams with nominal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Interstitial radiation (implant) therapy is used to treat clinically localized adenocarcinoma of the prostate, but how it… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE This randomized, prospective study assesses the impact of postoperative external-beam radiation therapy on local… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Context.—Interstitial radiation (implant) therapy is used to treat clinically localized adenocarcinoma of the prostate, but how… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The thyroid gland of children is especially vulnerable to the carcinogenic action of ionizing radiation. To provide insights into… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND We performed a prospective, randomized study in patients with previously untreated advanced (Stage III or IV… Expand
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