Ionizing Radiation as a Cancer Treatment

Larry Daugherty, M.D.
Larry Daugherty, M.D.

The prognosis for many cancers has improved due to many factors including a better understanding of the cancer, earlier detection, and better treatment often with fewer side effects. Ionizing radiation for certain cancers is one of these improved treatments. Today with the help of Dr. Larry Daugherty, radiation oncologist at the Alaska Cancer Treatment Center, we will examine how radiotherapy aids the treatment of cancer; and we will learn about the nonprofit organization Radiating Hope which is working to improve cancer care globally.

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LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, April 20, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. AKDT

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