What is total body irradiation (TBI) for multiple myeloma?
Total body irradiation (TBI) with megavoltage photon beams is one component used in treating several diseases, including multiple myeloma, leukemias, lymphomas and some solid tumors. 1,2 In combination with chemotherapy, TBI is most commonly used as part of the conditioning regimen prior to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. 1,3,4 TBI provides a uniform dose of radiation to the entire body, penetrating areas such as the central nervous system (CNS) and testes, where traditional ...
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