x-ray therapy


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x-ray therapy

n.
Medical treatment using controlled doses of x-ray radiation.

X-ray therapy

n
(Medicine) med the therapeutic use of X-rays
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Noun1.X-ray therapy - the therapeutic use of X rays
actinotherapy, radiation therapy, radiotherapy, irradiation, radiation - (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
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The business has been purchased by Xstrahl, a designer and manufacturer of X-Ray therapy systems for use in the treatment of cancer and dermatological disorders, as well as a pioneer in the development of X-Ray systems for pre-clinical radiation biology research.
Zolerix[R] prevents the patients with breast cancer, prostate cancer and other solid tumors with metastatic lesions to bones from the development of pathologic fracture, compression of spinal cord, decreases the necessity of X-ray therapy and surgical measures and reduces tumor hypercalcemia.
There would also be new centers for tuberculosis, x-ray therapy, nuclear medicine, and rehabilitation and physical therapy in north Jeddah.
The process will consist of 3 stages: production of radioisotopes and molecular diagnostics, X-ray therapy, and chemotherapy.
The robotic arm allows more flexibility in positioning the patient than traditional couch designs employed in conventional X-ray therapy or other proton centers in the nation.
Experts say that utilizing this medical tool also minimizes the risk of bone growth retardation and second malignancies linked to conventional x-ray therapy.
"The Board again confirmed its former stand that until the precepts of adequate training for therapy technicians were defined, the board will have no basis upon which to examine and certify x-ray therapy technicians as such."