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RADIOTHERAPY Local treatment method mostly employed in cancer treatment, whereby ionizing electromagnetic radiations (X-rays or gamma-rays) are used to target the DNA. It may have curative, adjuvant, or palliative purposes. It is a key component in mutimodal...

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QUART This acronym is used to describe a partially conservative, combined (surgical + radiation) treatment for breast cancer: QUAdrantectomy and RadioTherapy. Figure: Outcome of right inferior-medial quadrantectomy with II stage lymphedema of the homolateral upper...
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