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Altered Fractionation- New Technologies in Radiotherapy

 Søren M. Bentzen, David Westerly, Hidefumi Aoyama
Description: Radiation therapy is targeted therapy: Absolute radioresistance does not exist: treatment failure occurs if and only if the biologically equivalent dose is not sufficiently high OR there is disease outside the high-dose volume. Normal tissue toxicity arises in irradiated tissues only and shows a dose-volume relationship. Dose-fractionation effects cannot be analyzed without simultaneous consideration of dose distribution (and combined modalities).
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Domain: Medical
Category: Therapy
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Altered Fractionation

S�ren M. Bentzen, David Westerly, Hidefumi Aoyama S�ren M Bentzen, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Departments of Human Oncology; Medical Physics; Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, p gy; y ; ,

UW Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Radiation therapy is targeted therapy
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