NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,233 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- accelerated radiation therapy
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- Radiation treatment in which the total dose of radiation is given over a shorter period of time (fewer days) compared to standard radiation therapy.