NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,804 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- total-body irradiation
- listen (TOH-tul-BAH-dee ih-RAY-dee-AY-shun)
- Radiation therapy to the entire body. It is usually followed by bone marrow or peripheral stem cell transplantation.