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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Radioterapia hipofraccionada

Hypofractionated radiation therapy (HY-poh-FRAK-shun-AYT-ed RAY-dee-AY-shun THAYR-uh-pee)
Radiation treatment in which the total dose of radiation is divided into large doses and treatments are given less than once a day. Also called hypofractionation.

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