conventional therapy

(kun-VEN-shuh-nul THAYR-uh-pee)

Treatment that is widely accepted and used by most healthcare professionals. It is different from alternative or complementary therapies, which are not as widely used. Examples of conventional therapy for cancer include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Also called conventional treatment.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "conventional therapy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "terapia convencional"

Tratamiento que los profesionales de la salud aceptan y usan ampliamente. Se distingue de los tratamientos alternativos o complementarios, en que estos no se usan tan ampliamente. Entre los ejemplos de terapia convencional están la quimioterapia, la radioterapia y la cirugía. También se llama tratamiento convencional.

Cancer Treatment