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Total-body Irradiation

Glossary

total-body irradiation

Radiation therapy to the entire body. It is usually followed by bone marrow or peripheral stem cell transplantation.

Last updated: 2014-02-26

Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)