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Radiation Oncology: External Beam VS Internal Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy uses targeted doses of radiation to destroy cancer cells within a patient’s body with the hopes of beating cancer or alleviating symptoms. The cancerous cells either die immediately after treatment or later on due to the radiation exposure. This form of treatment is so prevalent that nearly 65% of cancer patients receive radiation therapy in their treatment plan.

It’s important for patients to understand the ins and outs of radiation therapy in the case that they have to undergo the treatment. So, we decided to provide you with a breakdown to show you […]