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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Tratamiento convencional

Conventional treatment (kun-VEN-shuh-nul TREET-ment)
A currently accepted and widely used treatment for a certain type of disease, based on the results of past research. Also called conventional therapy.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.