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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Irradiación total del cuerpo

Total-body irradiation (TOH-tul-BAH-dee ih-RAY-dee-AY-shun)
Radiation therapy to the entire body. It is usually followed by bone marrow or peripheral stem cell transplantation.



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