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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

Types of radiation used to treat cancer

... Photon beams of energy affect the cells along ... Neutron beam radiation can
sometimes help when other ... damage DNA more than photons, effects on ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-types-of-radiation

Radiation Therapy Principles

... damage DNA more than photons, effects on ... outcomes between proton and
photon treatment so ... If you get external beam radiation therapy, you are ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003019-pdf.pdf

Is proton beam therapy for prostate cancer worth the cost?

... be just as good as standard photon radiation treatment at ... surgery or radiation
treatment with Photons (x-rays ... opinion on what Proton Beam center to ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2013/02/20/is-proton-beam-therapy-for-prostate-cancer-worth-the-cost.aspx

Radiation therapy for Kaposi sarcoma

... most often used is called electron-beam radiation therapy (EBRT). ... The form
of radiation used for this, known as photon radiation, can penetrate ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kaposisarcoma/detailedguide/kaposi-sarcoma-treating-radiation-therapy

Radiation therapy glossary | American Cancer Society

... fast-moving subatomic particles called photons (foe-tahns ... Proton beam therapy
(pro-tahn): a form of external radiation that uses proton beams to kill ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/understandingradiationtherapyaguideforpatientsandfamilies/understanding-radiation-therapy-glossary

Evolution of cancer treatments: Radiation | American Cancer ...

... along with aiming photon beams from several ... technique, conformal proton
beam radiation therapy, uses a ... rays, this technique uses proton beams. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/thehistoryofcancer/the-history-of-cancer-cancer-treatment-radiation

Radiation therapy for basal and squamous cell skin cancers

... rays (such as x-rays) or particles (such as photons, electrons, or ... skin, it is often
done with a type of radiation called electron beam radiation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-basalandsquamouscell/detailedguide/skin-cancer-basal-and-squamous-cell-treating-radiation-therapy

Side effects of radiation to specific areas

... Radiation Therapy Principles. + -Text Size. Download Printable Version [PDF]».
TOPICS. ... Possible side effects of radiation therapy. Next Topic. ...

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Cancer Glossary

... It also delivers the beams from several ... See also external beam radiation
therapy, ionizing radiation, photon beam radiation therapy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=c