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Chemotherapy/Radiation Therapy

Code: LT-1500

Programs that treat people who have a particular illness or condition through the application of chemical reagents which have a specific and toxic effect upon the disease-causing organism, or through the use of radioactive substances including radioactive isotopes and ionizing radiation to kill diseased cells. Included are radioactive implants, x-ray radiation therapy and supervoltage and megavoltage treatments with specialized equipment including cobalt units, linear accelerators with or without electron team therapy capability, betatrons and van de Graff machines.

See Also:

Radiology (LV-7500)

Medical Oncology (LV-3300.5000)

Diagnostic Imaging/Radiology (LF-4800)