Palliative radiotherapy is a form of radiation therapy which aims at improving the patients quality of life by controlling cancer rather than curing it. Tumour size can be reduced, slow its growth, control symptoms etc. Palliative radiotherapy can be categorized into external radiation and internal radiation Therapy. This can be given to out-patients and hospitalized patients with the help of a machine.
Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
Last date updated on September, 2014