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Organs at Risk

"Organs at Risk" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Organs which might be damaged during exposure to a toxin or to some form of therapy. It most frequently refers to healthy organs located in the radiation field during radiation therapy.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Organs at Risk" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Organs at Risk" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 138 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2016 and 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.