Radiation Therapy, External Beam (EBRT), Head And Neck

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Title: Radiation Therapy, External Beam (EBRT), Head And Neck
Description: External-beam radiation therapy of the head and neck; drawing shows a patient lying on a table under a machine that is used to aim high-energy radiation at the cancer. An inset shows a mesh mask that helps keep the patient's head and neck from moving during treatment. The mask has pieces of white tape with small ink marks on it. The ink marks are used to line up the radiation machine in the same position before each treatment.

Radioterapia de haz externo de la cabeza y el cuello; el dibujo muestra un paciente acostado sobre una mesa debajo de una máquina que se usa para enfocar radiación de alta energía en el cáncer. El recuadro muestra una máscara de malla que ayuda a inmovilizar la cabeza y el cuello del paciente durante el tratamiento. La máscara tiene pedazos de cinta blanca con pequeñas marcas de tinta. Las marcas de tinta se utilizan para alinear la máquina de radiación en la misma posición antes de cada tratamiento.
Topics/Categories: Treatment -- Radiation Therapy
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR732667
Date Created: March 21, 2016
Date Added: May 16, 2016
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com