We fight to improve the lives of people affected by cancer
- Radiation Therapy
- Radiation therapy uses high-energy rays to kill or shrink cancer cells. External radiation is the use of a machine to aim high-energy rays at the cancer from outside the body. Internal radiation thera...
- Radiation Oncologist
- ...radiation. A medical oncologist treats cancer with drugs.
- ...radiation therapy given to a particular part of the body. It takes 6 gray to the testicles to cause permanent infertility in a man, and a dose of 2.5 to 7 gray to kill different types of cancer cells.
- Premature menopause
- ...radiation to the ovaries, or surgery to remove both ovaries can put a young woman into sudden, early menopause. Premature menopause can be temporary or permanent. Women in premature menopause due to c...