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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Radioterapia hiperfraccionada

Hyperfractionated radiation therapy (HY-per-FRAK-shun-AYT-ed RAY-dee-AY-shun THAYR-uh-pee)
Radiation treatment in which the total dose of radiation is divided into small doses and treatments are given more than once a day. Also called hyperfractionation and superfractionated radiation therapy.

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