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internal radiation

Nuclear radiation (alpha and beta particles and gamma radiation) resulting from radioactive substances in the body.
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Sirtex's lead product is a targeted internal radiation therapy for certain liver cancers.
This internal radiation therapy can be compared with external beam therapy in which doses to the tumour are usually significantly lower, and the risk of collateral damage is significantly higher.
Brachytherapy, which is also called internal radiation therapy, allows a physician to use a higher total dose of radiation in order to treat a smaller area in a shorter time possible with High dose rate radiation treatment.
Browse Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Cancer Therapy Market by Technology Types - Embolization Particles, Drug Eluting Beads, PVA Particles, Microspheres, Gelatin-Based, Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT), Therasphere, SIR-Spheres, Holmium-Based Microspheres, Liquid Embolics, Onyx (LES and HD-500), TRUFILL nBCA LES, and Nanoparticles and Forecast 2017-2021 at https://www.
Lesley plans to use the money raised to pay for a treatment called Selective Internal Radiation Therapy or SIRT.
Donna, who lives in Abererch with her partner Arwel and their sons Cian, 11, and Danial, 6, added: "It was suggested that selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) might help, but the operation is not offered to patients in my situation on the NHS without applying for funding through the health board.
Gemma, from Kirkcaldy, had to remain at least a metre from other people after undergoing powerful internal radiation for thyroid cancer and everything she touched had to be destroyed.
2013) Limited internal radiation exposure associated with resettlements to a radiation-contaminated homeland after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.
For example, the internal radiation dose to active bone marrow from radon and thoron can be significant (Richardson et al.
Selective Internal Radiation Therapy, a precision modality for treating patients with particularly difficult to remove tumors involving the liver such as those from colorectal cancers;
Regulatory hearings skew information, for example, making no distinction between external and internal radiation or between low and high doses of exposure.
In the laboratory, blackbodies are specialized, heated, and opaque enclosures, whose internal radiation is determined by the Planckian function [2, 3].
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