Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun radiation_therapy

1 sense of radiation therapy

Sense 1
radiotherapy, radiation therapy, radiation, actinotherapy, irradiation -- ((medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance)
       => therapy -- ((medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief")

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