This is the use of high-energy rays to control or kill cancer cells.
The intent of radiation therapy is to use high-energy rays to control or kill cancer cells. It can also be used to control pain, especially when the cancer involves bone.
Radiation treatment is typically given in a clinic or hospital outpatient setting.
The costs for this procedure include the charge for the procedure (facility charge) and physician charges (for performing the procedure). You may get separate bills from the facility and the physician's office.
If you are having radiation therapy, be prepared to discuss your treatment plan so you know what to expect.
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