About half of all people with cancer are treated with radiation therapy, either alone or in combination with other types of cancer treatment. Radiation therapy uses a certain type of energy (called ionizing radiation) to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. This week on Line One, host Dr. Woodard welcomes Anchorage radiation oncologist, Dr. Berit Madson to take your questions on the use of radiation to treat cancer.
- National Cancer Institute: Radiation Therapy for Cancer
- MedlinePlus: Radiation Therapy
- RT Answers
- Anchorage Radiation Therapy Center
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HOST: Dr. Thad Woodard
LIVE BROADCAST: Mon, March 16, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
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