Radiation therapy is a one way of cancer treatment. It uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and stop spreading the destruction of new healhty cells. Mostly this therapy is useful to all cancer patients. The radiation may be external, from special machines, or internal, from radioactive substances that a doctor places inside your body which creates a radioactive pathway. Radiation therapy can damage normal cells as well as cancer cells. Treatment must be carefully planned to minimize side effects of the radiation. Common side effects include skin color changes and fatigue. Other side effects depend on the part of your body being treated.
A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on September, 2014