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Qualifier English: radiotherapy
Qualifier Spanish: radioterapia
Qualifier Portuguese: radioterapia
Qualifier French: radiothérapie
Entry term(s): X-ray therapy
radiation therapy
radioisotope therapy
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000532
Scope note: Used with disease headings for the therapeutic use of ionizing and nonionizing radiation. It includes the use of radioisotope therapy.
Annotation: subhead only; includes x-ray, radioisotope, other ionizing radiation & non-ionizing radiation; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.63; DF: /radiother or /RT
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/RT or RT (SH) or SUBS APPLY RT
History Note: 66; used with Category C & F 1966-74; C 1975 forward
Entry Version: RADIOTHER
Abbreviation: RT
DeCS ID: 22059
Unique ID: Q000532
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2003/07/24
radiotherapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0030735
Scope note Used with disease headings for the therapeutic use of ionizing and nonionizing radiation. It includes the use of radioisotope therapy.
Preferred term radiotherapy
Entry term(s) radiation therapy
X-ray therapy - Narrower
Concept UI M0030736
Preferred term X-ray therapy
radioisotope therapy - Narrower
Concept UI M0030737
Preferred term radioisotope therapy



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