che·mo·ra·dio·ther·a·py -.rād-ē-ō-'ther-ə-pē n treatment that combines chemotherapy and radiotherapy <\chemoradiotherapy for advanced esophageal cancer> called also chemoradiation

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che·mo·ra·dio·ther·a·py (ke″mo-ra″de-o-therґə-pe) [chemo- + radiotherapy] combined modality therapy using chemotherapy and radiotherapy, designed to reduce the need for surgery by maximizing the interaction between the radiation and the therapeutic agent or agents.

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