Items Tagged ‘Cancer Dictionary’

October 15, 2014

XRT or RT

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Radiation therapy.

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October 15, 2014

Yin/yang

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Complementary but opposing qualities assigned to everything in the natural world as part of ancient Chinese cosmology. Everything has a yin and a corresponding yang as in night and day, hot and cold. The human body has both yin and yang organs which must produce a balance by operating in pairs. A balance of yin […]

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October 15, 2014

Yoga

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An ancient Eastern philosophy of health and well-being. It is also a philosophy and exercise system that combines movement and simple poses with deep breathing and meditation to unite the human soul with a universal spirit.

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October 15, 2014

Yolk Sac Tumor

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A type of germ cell tumor. Most commonly found in the ovaries, testes, or tailbone area.

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October 15, 2014

Xeroradiography

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An outdated form of mammography that records the images of the breast on paper rather than on film. This method is rarely used now.

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October 15, 2014

X-Knife

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A way of delivering radiation treatment to a very targeted area of the brain.

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October 15, 2014

Xeroderma Pigmentosum

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A genetic condition characterized by a sensitivity to all sources of ultraviolet radiation.

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October 15, 2014

Whitmore-Jewett Staging System

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A system used for the staging of prostate cancer.

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