Radiational Therapy For Cancer

by : Zoe M. & Caroline T.

3 FACTS ABOUT RADIATION THERAPY FOR CANCER

.radiation therapy uses high- energy radiation to kill cancer cells by damaging their DNA

. radiation therapy can damage normal cells as well as cancer cells. Therefore, treatment must be carefully planned to minimize side effects

. the radiation used for cancer treatment may come from a machine outside the body, or it may come from radioactive material placed in the body near tumor cells or injected into the bloodstream

link: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Therapy/rad...

HOW THE EM WAVES ARE USED IN THIS DEVICE

. radiation therapy for cancer involves a the use of electromagnet energy to diagnose or treat the disease

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