CNS sanctuary therapy

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Chemotherapy or radiation therapy given to the central nervous system (CNS) as a preventive treatment. It kills cancer cells that may be in the brain and spinal cord, even though no cancer has been detected there. Also called central nervous system prophylaxis, central nervous system sanctuary therapy, and CNS prophylaxis.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "CNS sanctuary therapy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "terapia santuario del SNC"

Quimioterapia o radioterapia administrada al sistema nervioso central (SNC) como tratamiento preventivo. Destruye las células cancerosas que pueden estar en el cerebro y la médula espinal, aunque allí no se haya detectado cáncer. También se llama profilaxis del sistema nervioso central, profilaxis del SNC, y terapia santuario del sistema nervioso central.