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Cranial Irradiation Summary

Description: The exposure of the head to roentgen rays or other forms of radioactivity for therapeutic or preventive purposes.

Also Known As: Cranial Irradiations; Irradiation, Cranial; Irradiations, Cranial

Networked: 1147 relevant articles (101 outcomes, 139 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Cranial Irradiation is Relevant

  1. Small Cell Lung Carcinoma (Small Cell Lung Cancer) : 35 outcomes 36 studies in 195 results
  2. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis) : 25 outcomes 25 studies in 189 results
  3. Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) : 21 outcomes 17 studies in 181 results
  4. Leukemia : 10 outcomes 10 studies in 100 results
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 8 outcomes 23 studies in 171 results
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Drugs Related to Cranial Irradiation

  1. Methotrexate (Mexate)
  2. Vincristine (Oncovin)
  3. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
  4. Cisplatin (Platino)
  5. Etoposide (VP 16)
  6. 6-Mercaptopurine (Mercaptopurine)
  7. Prednisone (Sone)
  8. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
  9. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin)
  10. Platinum
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Therapies Related to Cranial Irradiation

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Radiotherapy
  3. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
  4. Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  5. Transplants (Transplant)
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