Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is a treatment used for cancer and, less commonly, thyroid disease, blood disorders, and noncancerous growths or conditions.

Description

Radiotherapy  is a CLINICAL INTERVENTION.

Radiotherapy is a treatment used for cancer and, less commonly, thyroid disease, blood disorders, and noncancerous growths or conditions.

During cancer Radiotherapy, prescribed doses of radiation are directed to a target with the purpose of eradicating cancer cells and shrinking Tumours. Radiotherapy can also be used after surgery to ensure there is no further cancer CELLS in an area of the body.

The most common types of Radiotherapy  are:

For further information on Radiotherapy, see the:

Where Used

Type Link How used
Attribute ANATOMICAL TREATMENT SIDE FOR RADIOTHERAPY references in description Radiotherapy
NHS Business Definition Brachytherapy references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element CANCER CLINICAL TRIAL TREATMENT TYPE references in description Radiotherapy
Attribute CANCER CLINICAL TRIAL TREATMENT TYPE references in description Radiotherapy
NHS Business Definition CT Scan references in description Radiotherapy
NHS Business Definition Cancer Treatment Period references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element EARLIEST CLINICALLY APPROPRIATE DATE references in description Radiotherapy
NHS Business Definition External Beam Radiotherapy references in description Radiotherapy
Supporting Information Main Specialty and Treatment Function Codes Table references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element OTHER SPECIALIST RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT DESCRIPTION references in description Radiotherapy
Attribute PLANNED CANCER TREATMENT TYPE references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element PLANNED CANCER TREATMENT TYPE references in description Radiotherapy
NHS Business Definition Proton Therapy references in description Radiotherapy
Attribute RADIOISOTOPE references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL PROCEDURE (SNOMED CT) references in description Radiotherapy
Attribute RADIOTHERAPY ADMITTED PATIENT INDICATOR references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element RADIOTHERAPY CARE PROFESSIONAL LICENCE IDENTIFIER references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element RADIOTHERAPY CLINICAL TRIAL PRESCRIPTION INDICATOR references in description Radiotherapy
Attribute RADIOTHERAPY CLINICAL TRIAL PRESCRIPTION INDICATOR references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element RADIOTHERAPY DIAGNOSIS (ICD) references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element RADIOTHERAPY DIAGNOSIS (SNOMED CT) references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element RADIOTHERAPY PLAN OTHER PROCEDURE references in description Radiotherapy
Attribute RADIOTHERAPY PLAN OTHER PROCEDURE references in description Radiotherapy
Class RADIOTHERAPY PRESCRIPTION references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element RADIOTHERAPY ROUTES AND METHODS OF ADMINISTRATION (SNOMED CT DM+D) references in description Radiotherapy
Attribute RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT INTENT references in description Radiotherapy
Attribute RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT REGION references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element ROYAL COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGISTS PATIENT CATEGORY references in description Radiotherapy
Attribute ROYAL COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGISTS PATIENT CATEGORY references in description Radiotherapy
NHS Business Definition Radiotherapy references in description Radiotherapy
NHS Business Definition Radiotherapy Attendance references in description Radiotherapy
Data Set Radiotherapy Data Set references in description Radiotherapy
NHS Business Definition Radiotherapy Department references in description Radiotherapy
NHS Business Definition Radiotherapy Episode references in description Radiotherapy
NHS Business Definition Radiotherapy Machine references in description Radiotherapy
NHS Business Definition Radiotherapy Plan references in description Radiotherapy
Supporting Information Radiotherapy Record and Verify System references in description Radiotherapy
NHS Business Definition Radiotherapy Service references in description Radiotherapy
Attribute SPECIALIST RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT TYPE references in description Radiotherapy
Data Element SPECIALIST RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT TYPE references in description Radiotherapy