(ray-dee-AY'-shun THER'-a-pee) is the use of high-energy radiation from x-rays, gamma rays, neutrons, and other sources to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. Also called radiotherapy, irradiation, and x-ray therapy. See Radiation Therapy for more information.
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