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highly active antiretroviral therapy

Treatment for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection that uses a combination of several antiretroviral drugs. The drugs inhibit the ability of the virus … [Read more...]

high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy

A procedure in which high-energy sound waves are aimed directly at an area of abnormal cells or tissue in the body. The waves create heat that kills the cells. … [Read more...]

high-dose-rate remote radiation therapy

A type of internal radiation treatment in which the radioactive source is removed between treatments. Also called high-dose-rate remote brachytherapy and remote … [Read more...]

high-dose-rate remote brachytherapy

A type of internal radiation treatment in which the radioactive source is removed between treatments. Also called high-dose-rate remote radiation therapy and … [Read more...]

high-dose radiation

An amount of radiation that is greater than that given in typical radiation therapy. High-dose radiation is precisely directed at the tumor to avoid damaging … [Read more...]

high-dose chemotherapy

An intensive drug treatment to kill cancer cells, but that also destroys the bone marrow and can cause other severe side effects. High-dose chemotherapy is … [Read more...]

Zestril

A drug used to treat high blood pressure and certain heart conditions. It is also being studied in the prevention and treatment of side effects caused by some … [Read more...]

alendronate sodium

A drug used to treat certain bone conditions, such as osteoporosis and Paget disease of the bone. It is also being studied in the treatment of hypercalcemia … [Read more...]

allopurinol

A drug that lowers high levels of uric acid (a byproduct of metabolism) in the blood caused by some cancer treatments. … [Read more...]

remote brachytherapy

A type of internal radiation treatment in which the radioactive source is removed between treatments. Also called high-dose-rate remote brachytherapy and … [Read more...]