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View in Spanish: Radioterapia intraoperatoria

Intraoperative radiation therapy (IN-truh-AH-puh-ruh-tiv RAY-dee-AY-shun THAYR-uh-pee)
Radiation treatment aimed directly at a tumor during surgery. Also called IORT.

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