hyperfractionated radiation therapy

Pronunciation:(HY-per-FRAK-shuh-NAY-ted RAY-dee-AY-shun THAYR-uh-pee)

Definition: Radiation treatment in which the total dose of radiation is divided into small doses and treatments are given more than once a day. Hyperfractionated radiation therapy is given over the same period of time (days or weeks) as standard radiation therapy. Also called superfractionated radiation therapy.Cancer.govPatient

radioterapia hiperfraccionadaTratamiento con radiación en el que la dosis total de radiación se divide en dosis pequeñas que se administran más de una vez al día. La radioterapia hiperfraccionada se administra en el mismo período (días o semanas) que la radioterapia estándar. También se llama radioterapia superfraccionada.Cancer.govPatient2006-05-05 Date last modified: 2014-06-16