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  1. Types of Radiation Delivery

    Modern external radiotherapy is delivered in many ways, each with advantages and disadvantages.
    • 3-Dimensional Conformal RT
      The tumor is measured in 3-dimensions and a radiation pattern is computed in software and beamed at the tumor by an X-ray emitter that circles the patient, minimizing the radiation to surrounding tissues. The beams can be shaped in real time to match the shape of the tumor in the current direction of treatment. This is an improvement over 2-D X-ray RT where

    Updated 02-17-2017 at 03:13 PM by ddessert