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
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