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Some of Cancers Treated by Radiation Therapy

 

Cancer Radiation Therapy

With the advancement of medical sciences, development in the radiation therapy has led to better survival of the cancer patients.  This treatment involves exposing the cancer-affected area...

 

Bone Cancer Radiation

Bone cancer radiation is a type of treatment which uses radiation to kill cancer cells which have stricken the bones including connective tissue and marrow.  It can be a very effective way to help to treat this kind of cancer and is a very viable option when surgical techniques or chemotherapy may have more drawbacks...

 

Brain Cancer Radiation 

Brain cancer radiation therapy is an advanced process which is used to destroy the cancer cells that invade brain. When the brain cells get infected by cancer they lose their potential to perform their regular and...

 

Breast Cancer Radiation 

Breast cancer treatment can be done through radiation therapy. This has been the most effective method of breast cancer treatment that destroys the cancer cells and reduces the risk of the cancer’s...

 

Cervical cancer radiation 

Cervical cancer radiation therapy is done in conjunction with the chemotherapy as well as the surgery. The choice of the treatment depends completely on the extent of the malignancy of cervical cells...

 

Colon Cancer Radiation 

Under the radiation therapy, a special machine is used having the power to emit gamma rays from the radium metals. When the rays are focussed on the cancer cells, they get destroyed and their proliferation also get...

 

Kidney Cancer Radiation

Kidney cancer radiation is a type of treatment which uses radiation to attack cancer cells.  It may involve external radiation therapy in which a beam of radiation is directed as precisely as possible to the area in the kidney which contains cancer cells...

   

Leukemia Radiation 

For those who are affected with leukemia, the best suggested treatment is radiation therapy. This treatment is also known as radiotherapy. This treatment uses high energy X-rays to combat malignancy in blood cells...

 

Liver Cancer Radiation

If cancer forms in the liver, it is normally not possible to remove this cancer surgically.  So radiation therapy is used to apply dosages of radiation at specific parts of the liver which are believed to contain cancerous tumors or tissues...

  

Lung Cancer Radiation 

Lung cancer radiation involves the passing of strong and powerful x rays several side effects are felt by the patients. Apparently, the patients experience some short-term as well as long-term side effects...

 

Mesothelioma Radiation 

Mesothelioma Radiation therapy is best known for alleviating pain in patients. This treatment is not self-reliant for curing cancer but works best when used in conjunction with other pertinent treatments like...

 

Mouth Cancer Radiation

Mouth cancer radiation is a specific way of applying radiation therapy techniques to be most effective against mouth cancer.  We’ll review this in greater detail and well as discuss some of the important benefits and side effects... 

 

Ovarian Cancer Radiation

Ovarian cancer radiation is a way of using radiation therapy techniques to treat ovarian cancer.  It entails the application of a beam of radiation either externally or internally to as much of the cancerous tissue as possible... 

 

Pancreatic Cancer Radiation 

Pancreatic radiation therapy is an outpatient process and does not involve any risk or complication in comparison to a major surgery. There are hardly any bleeding, cuts, stitches, pain or stroke associated... 

Prostate Cancer Radiation 

Radiation is one of the prostate cancer treatments where the radiation destroys the cancer cells and also diminishes the size of the existing tumors. The administration of radiation can be done externally or internally...

 

Rectal Cancer Radiation 

Sometimes rectal cancer radiation therapy is given post-operative (after the surgery) so that none of the cancerous cells remain behind to spread the malignancy further. When the strong X-rays are beamed on...

  

Skin Cancer Radiation 

Skin cancer is treated using radiation and this therapy is normally known as the radiotherapy. During such skin cancer treatment the radiation is focused on a target area. This high power beam destroys the cancer cells...

 

Stomach Cancer Radiation

Stomach cancer radiation involves the application of radiation to kill cancer cells. There are two major types of treatment. One involves the use of a type of radiation gun which resides outside of the body and which directs a radioactive beam to the affected area of the stomach...

 

Throat Cancer Radiation 

Throat cancer radiation may be an effective alternative to surgical procedures which are designed to remove all traces of cancer from the throat.  However this type of procedure can be very invasive and entail the removal of some critical parts of the throat such as the vocal cords...