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Radiobiological compensation for unintended treatment interruptions during palliative radiotherapy.

Abstract:

Unlike radical treatment protocols, in which radiobiological methods have been used in an attempt to overcome the risk of reduced tumour control, the problem of compensation for unintended treatment interruptions during palliative radiotherapy has received little attention. For palliative radiotherapy, unnecessarily extended treatment times could theoretically reduce the duration of tumour regression and symptomatic relief. It can be shown, using a simple argument, that the overall extension ...

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10.1259/bjr/52200095

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
Role:
Author
Journal:
The British journal of radiology
Volume:
80
Issue:
960
Pages:
1006-1010
Publication date:
2007-12-05
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EISSN:
1748-880X
ISSN:
0007-1285
URN:
uuid:27ab532e-a789-44c7-9a23-793f11881f40
Source identifiers:
132061
Local pid:
pubs:132061

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