Exposure to radioisotopes or other sources of radiation can damage DNA. Humans exposed to high levels of radiation face a condition called radiation poisoning. Why do you think that exposure to radiation is used as a therapy to treat .some kinds of cancers?
To explain: The reason why exposure to radiation is used as a therapy to treat some kinds of cancers.
Concept introduction: Radiation therapy is synergistic with chemotherapy and is used before, during and after chemotherapy for cancers. The subspecialty of the oncology concerned with the radiation therapy that is called radiation oncology.
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