NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- vaginal dilation therapy
- listen (VA-jih-nul DY-LAY-shun THAYR-uh-pee)
- A method used to prevent the closing of the vagina (the birth canal) after radiation therapy to the pelvis. The patient puts a dilator (tube-like device) coated with an oily or slippery substance into her vagina.