Combined modality treatment

Used particularly in reference to [intlink id=”77″ type=”post”]cancer[/intlink] treatment, where there are two or more treatment options. For example, a patient may undergo combined modality treatment, where the tumor is first removed with the laser ([intlink id=”451″ type=”post”]primary treatment[/intlink] is surgery) and then the tumor bed and neck are irradiated. In this case, combined modality treatment would mean surgery + radiation therapy.

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