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External beam radiation

... External beam radiation. External beam radiation is the most widely used type
of radiation therapy, and it most often uses photon beams. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-how-is-radiation-given-external-beam-rad

Radiation therapy for prostate cancer

... around the patient as it delivers radiation. ... intensity (strength) of the beams
can be ... common method of giving external beam radiation for prostate ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-radiation-therapy

External beam radiation therapy for thyroid cancer | American ...

... External beam radiation therapy is usually given 5 days a week for several
weeks. ... to find the correct angles for aiming the radiation beams and the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thyroidcancer/detailedguide/thyroid-cancer-treating-external-beam-radiation

External beam radiation therapy

... External beam radiation therapy. ... External radiation therapy is like getting an
x-ray ... The radiation therapist may put special shields or blocks between ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapy-whatitishowithelps/radiation-therapy-what-it-is-external-beam-rad-therapy

External beam radiation therapy for thyroid cancer | American ...

... Previous Topic. Thyroid hormone treatment. Next Topic. Chemotherapy for
thyroid cancer. External beam radiation therapy for thyroid cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thyroidcancer/overviewguide/thyroid-cancer-overview-treating-external-beam-radiation

Radiation therapy for breast cancer

... is another way to deliver radiation therapy. Instead of aiming radiation beams
from outside the ... used along with external beam radiation in patients ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-radiation

Radiation therapy for nasal cavity and paranasal sinus ...

... moves around the patient as it delivers radiation. ... intensity (strength) of the
beams can be ... as the standard way to deliver external beam radiation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasalcavityandparanasalsinuscancer/detailedguide/nasal-cavity-and-paranasal-sinuses-cancer-treating-radiation-therapy

Radiation therapy for uterine sarcomas

... diagnostic x-ray. This is called external beam radiation therapy. ... External
beam radiation therapy. External beam radiation ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-treating-radiation-therapy

Radiation therapy for cervical cancer

... This is called external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). ... Common side
effects of external beam radiation therapy include: ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-treating-radiation