Flashcards in Procedures: Oncology Ch 15 Deck (10):
Chemotherapy of chemicals
Treatment of neoplasm through the use of chemicals
Destruction of tissue by high-frequency electrical current
Surgical removal of the lymph node.
Course of treatment
Radiation Therapy (RT)
Treatment of neoplasm through the use of X-rays. Cells that are treated with a high dose of radiation are irradiated.
Measurement (amount) of radiation
Minimally affected by radiation
Absorbs radiation and responds by dying or shrinking
Whitening of the hair