Definitions for "External beam radiation"
Keywords:  therapy, beam, focused, radiation, xbr
radiation therapy that uses a machine to aim high-energy radiation beams at the cancerous area.
Radiation therapy where the high-energy x-rays are delivered in a carefully focused beam from a machine outside the body.
radiation delivered from a source outside of the body to a specific area of the body.
Energy waves given off by certain substances or generated electronically that are used to treat as disease. When used for treatment, these waves are directed to a tumor in order to destroy or inactivate it.