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Toxicity after cervical cancer treatment using radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

Abstract:

The increasing concern at toxicity rates after radiotherapy and concomitant cytotoxic chemotherapy has prompted this viewpoint of basic scientific mechanisms. Toxicity is a function of many controllable treatment-related variables: external beam technique; dose and fractionation; brachytherapy volume, dose and dose rate; and chemotherapy sensitisation of normal tissues. To obtain optimal results, detailed attention must be given to all these factors. For chemotherapy-related toxicity, a hypot...

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10.1016/j.clon.2008.10.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Pages:
56-63
Publication date:
2009-02-05
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EISSN:
1433-2981
ISSN:
0936-6555
URN:
uuid:1e555caa-4644-4ebb-9a88-5eb680851169
Source identifiers:
131115
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pubs:131115

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