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Radiotherapy target site

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term414605
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 07/12/2011
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The site or region of the body where radiotherapy is administered.

Radiotherapy is the treatment of disease by means of ionizing radiation.

Property group:Help on this termService provision event

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termAn example is administrating radiotherapy for the treatment of cancer; the primary site, regional or distant sites of cancer may be targeted for treatment. 

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termDorland I, Newman WA 2003. Dorland's illustrated medical dictionary (30th edn). Philadelphia: Saunders p1564

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Cancer treatment—radiotherapy target site Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

Cancer treatment—radiotherapy target site Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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