External beam radiotherapy

What is External beam radiotherapy?

It is a procedure where the source of radiation is outside the body and the target is inside the body. The radiation rays are directed from the outside to the cancerous part inside.

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ADDITIONAL INQUIRY… STILL SUFFERING FROM BLEEDING & CLOTS IN URINE…COMES & GOES…ALL I CAN DO IS DRINK A LOT OF WATER.. TESTS HAVE BEEN MADE TO...

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Consult Radiation oncologist,Interventnl Urologist

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I am 54 and had a 5cm nodule minimally invasive follicular carcinoma. 4cm limited to thyroid or any tumor with minimal extrathyroid extensions...

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some cells have breached the capsule

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Thanks for your query. I do understand your concerns.

Thyroid gland is...

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I have bile duct cancer mass at 1.7 cm and I am getting Chemotherapy treatments that the doctor said I will have to take for the rest of my life is...

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Radiotherapy

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Alternative tratment other than chemotherapy in bile ducy cancer is Radiotherapy

The therapy slows...

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I am on hyophen 4x a day. I have been on for a week and take rapaflo also. I still have burning and pain when urinating. Will it go away or do I...

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Hi, I am 54 and had a 5cm nodule minimally invasive follicular carcinoma . 4cm limited to thyroid or any tumor with minimal extrathyroid extensions...

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I have bile duct cancer mass at 1.7 cm and I am getting Chemotherapy treatments that the doctor said I will have to take for the rest of my life is...

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I have had three surgeries on the left side of my neck for papillary thyroid cancer and three radioactive pills taken afterwards. At my last visit...

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