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A general consideration of radiotherapy

by George Miller MacKee

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiotherapy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George M. Mackee
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26282002M

    Allgemeine Strahlentherapie Maligner Tumoren / Radiation Therapy of Malignant Tumours (General Considerations) Authors: Berg, Nils Oskar, Diethelm, Lothar, Olsson, Olof Editors: Zuppinger, Adolf (Hrsg.)Brand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. General: PMID , (Article in press) -- "Consideration of Dose Limits for Organs at Risk of Thoracic Radiotherapy: Atlas for Lung, Proximal Bronchial Tree, Esophagus, Spinal Cord, Ribs, and Brachial Plexus." (Kong FM, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. Oct 7.

    For more than 30 years, Perez and Brady's Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology has been the must-have standard reference for radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents who need a comprehensive text covering both the biological and physical science aspects of this complex field as well as disease site-specific information on the integrated, Price: $   Radiation therapy uses waves of energy, such as light or heat, to treat cancers and other tumors and conditions. The form of radiation used in cancer therapy is a high-energy type known as Author: Markus Macgill.

    Consideration of the radiation dose delivered away from the treatment field to patients in radiotherapy. Radiation-induced cancer is of increasing clinical interest, as demonstrated by Figure 1. but merely general observations based on the data presented in the present review. It is strongly recommended that each institute / clinic.   Chemotherapy is often combined with radiotherapy – this is then called radiochemotherapy. Radiotherapy can be done at the same time or after chemotherapy. Some chemotherapeutical drugs only have an effect when they are subjected to radiotherapy. In this case, chemotherapy only acts locally in the places where radiation was applied.


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