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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2006
Highly Cited
2006
In 1996 the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) sponsored a Consensus Conference to establish a… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE To determine if iridium implant (IM) and external-beam radiation therapy (EBRT) is better than standard EBRT in locally… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT Clinically localized prostate cancer is very prevalent among US men, but recurrence after treatment with conventional… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT Men with localized prostate cancer and a preoperative prostate-specific antigen (PSA) velocity greater than 2.0 ng/mL per… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND To the authors' knowledge, consensus is lacking regarding the relative long-term efficacy of radical prostatectomy (RP… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE To present nomograms providing estimates of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) failure-free survival after radical… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Interstitial radiation (implant) therapy is used to treat clinically localized adenocarcinoma of the prostate, but how it… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE This randomized, prospective study assesses the impact of postoperative external-beam radiation therapy on local… (More)
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1998
1998
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to determine the effect of external beam radiation therapy on choroidal neovascularization (CNV… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The thyroid gland of children is especially vulnerable to the carcinogenic action of ionizing radiation. To provide insights into… (More)
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