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View in Spanish: Radioterapia intraperitoneal

Intraperitoneal radiation therapy (IN-truh-PAYR-ih-toh-NEE-ul RAY-dee-AY-shun THAYR-uh-pee)
Treatment in which a radioactive liquid is put directly into the abdomen through a thin tube.

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