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Treating Cancer with Radiation

Lecture no. 19 from the course: What Science Knows about Cancer

Treating Cancer with Radiation

Taught by Professor David Sadava | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

Continue your investigation of ways to treat cancer by learning how radiation treatments, including proton therapy, brachytherapy, and radiosurgery, are often used to kill cancer cells. Next, explore the use of stem cell transplantation to restore the bone marrow of patients who’ve experienced high doses of radiation or chemotherapy.

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