Tag: radiotherapy


Radiation therapy is a common treatment for many different forms of cancer. The treatment can be used to remove a cancerous tumor, to slow down the disease or relieve symptoms. It does not hurt to get radiotherapy but it can cause side effects.

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Treatment of Cancer in Children

Children who get cancer are usually treated with the same methods as adults, although the doses are different. There are three common treatment methods that are often combined: cytostatic therapy, radiation therapy and surgery. The duration of treatment for a cancer disease can vary from a few months up to several years.

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