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High-Energy Radiotherapy (Radiotherapy, High Energy)

Radiotherapy using high-energy (megavolt or higher) ionizing radiation. Types of radiation include gamma rays, produced by a radioisotope within a teletherapy unit; x-rays, electrons, protons, alpha particles (helium ions) and heavy charged ions, produced by particle acceleration; and neutrons and pi-mesons (pions), produced as secondary particles following bombardment of a target with a primary particle.
Also Known As:
Radiotherapy, High Energy; Radiotherapy, High-Energy; Radiotherapy, Megavolt; High Energy Radiotherapy; Megavolt Radiotherapy
Networked: 38 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Sizeland, Andrew: 1 article (08/2011)
2. McArthur, Grant: 1 article (08/2011)
3. Henderson, Michael: 1 article (08/2011)
4. Gavriel, Haim: 1 article (08/2011)
5. Macklis, Roger M: 1 article (03/2006)
6. Sweetenham, John: 1 article (03/2006)
7. Pohlman, Brad: 1 article (03/2006)

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2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
4. Wilms Tumor (Wilm's Tumor)
5. Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Epidermoid Carcinoma)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
2. Immunoconjugates (Immunoconjugate)
3. Pregnenolone Carbonitrile (PCN)
4. Enzymes
5. Carbon Monoxide
6. Antineoplastic Agents (Antineoplastics)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Particle Accelerators
2. Radiotherapy