Radiation Therapy

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Radiation used to treat cancer is called ionized radiation. Alpha, beta, and gamma radiation are considered ionized radiation. Each one has different property and purpose. Alpha radiation is the most dangerous radiation. Once inhaled or digested, it can tear through cells, leaving extensive damage. Beta rays can cause skin burns and, when ingested, cancer...
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Beta rays can cause skin burns and, when ingested, cancer. Gamma radiation rays are similar to X-rays, but are much more powerful (National Cancer Institute). Cancer is treatable with the proper amounts of radiation. This form of treatment is called radiation therapy. About half of all people with cancer need radiation therapy as part of their overall treatment plan at some point in their illness (Dollinger, Rosenbaum 62)...
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