external-beam radiation therapy

(...RAY-dee-AY-shun THAYR-uh-pee)

A type of radiation therapy that uses a machine to aim high-energy rays at the cancer from outside of the body. Also called external radiation therapy.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "external-beam radiation therapy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "radioterapia de haz externo"

Tipo de radioterapia que usa una máquina para enfocar rayos de alta energía hacia el cáncer desde el exterior del cuerpo. También se llama radioterapia externa.

Understanding Radiation Therapy: What to Know About External Beam Radiation TherapyInformación para pacientes que reciben radioterapia