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Joint symposium 2009 on carbon ion radiotherapy.

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The clinical results of carbon ion therapy pioneered in Japan remain promising, especially in a wide range of cancers that are difficult to treat using X-rays. As well as producing impressive tumour control rates, there appears to be a marked reduction in radiation-related toxicity, as would be expected from the advantageous dose distributions. There remain some controversial research-related issues, such as the radiobiological conversion methods, dose fractionation, and which form of acceler...

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10.1259/bjr/14306776

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
Journal:
The British journal of radiology
Volume:
82
Issue:
983
Pages:
884-889
Publication date:
2009-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1748-880X
ISSN:
0007-1285
URN:
uuid:5241756d-b3d7-4899-8c7c-220895978aad
Source identifiers:
132151
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pubs:132151

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