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irradiation vs radiation - cy

Posted: Apr 18, 2011

Hartmann procedure for radiation OR irradiation of the pelvis...?

irradiation vs radiation - sm

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This was an interesting question, as I had never really thought about the difference between these terms.

As I understand it, irradiation is what happens to the target. For example, when one has has radiation for breast cancer, the breast is irradiated.

Here's a link where they discuss Hartmann procedure and irradiation:


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