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Chapter 1: Core knowledge - Principles of Oncology (sec.11-18)
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3 major modalities for treating cancer
• radiation tx
chemo, hormone therapy and immunotherapy are collectively referred to as _____.
first course treatment
ALL therapy planned and administered after first dx; may include multiple modes of therapy and may span over a year+
treatment plan must begin within ___ months of initial dx
T/F - no treatment is a treatment choice
used AFTER the primary treatments have been completed
a cancer treatment BEFORE primary treatment
amount and frequency of radiation therapy given in any one treatment; EX. 30 doses of 200 rads each, given over 6 weeks
Treating more than once a day; EX. twice a day, 6 hours apart.
external beam radiation therapy (EBRT)
radiation is directed to body sites from outside the body
Delivery of radiation therapy through internal implants.
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