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Life years lost attributable to late effects after radiotherapy for early stage Hodgkin lymphoma: the impact of proton therapy and/or deep inspiration breath hold

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Background and Purpose: Due to the long life expectancy after treatment, the risk of late effects after radiotherapy (RT) are of particular importance for patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). Both deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH) and proton therapy have been shown to reduce the dose to normal tissues for mediastinal HL, but the impact of these techniques in combination is unknown. The purpose of this study was to compare the life years lost (LYL) attributable to late ef... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.radonc.2017.07.033

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Rechner, LA More by this author
Maraldo, MV More by this author
Vogelius, IR More by this author
Dabaja, BS More by this author
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Aznar, MC
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Radiotherapy and Oncology Journal website
Volume:
125
Issue:
1
Pages:
41-47
Publication date:
2017-08-30
Acceptance date:
2017-08-03
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ISSN:
0167-8140
Pubs id:
pubs:721419
URN:
uri:e953a7d9-4d31-4ff0-83ef-de84c79147cc
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uuid:e953a7d9-4d31-4ff0-83ef-de84c79147cc
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pubs:721419
Paper number:
1

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