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Definition of Radiation oncology

Radiation oncology: The medical specialty that is involved in the use of radiation (X-rays, gamma rays, or electrons) to treat cancer.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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