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From January 1975 to December 1984, 441 patients were treated by combined radiotherapy and surgery at the Institut Gustave Roussy (IGR) for Stage IB (288) and II (proximal) (103) carcinoma of the… (More)
Editorial. Preface. Abstract. 1. Introduction. 2. Case histories of major accidents in radiotherapy. 3. Clinical consequences of radiotherapy accidents. 4. Causes of and factors contributing to… (More)
Three main dosimetry systems are used for interstitial brachytherapy: Manchester, Quimby and Paris Systems. A comparison is made of the rules of source distributions recommended by the three systems… (More)
The risk of subsequent second malignant neoplasm was studied in a cohort of 634 patients, treated for a childhood cancer at the Gustave Roussy Institute between 1942 and 1969, and in complete… (More)
A quality assurance programme in brachytherapy implies a general consensus on the method of dose and volume specification for reporting. This in turn implies a consensus on certain definitions of… (More)
Irradiation techniques and dosimetric methods used for total body irradiation (TBI) performed at Institut Gustave Roussy (Villejuif) are presented. TBI are performed in a 5,6 MV X-ray beam produced… (More)
Total Body Irradiation (T.B.I.) is used in clinical marrow transplantation to obtain a permanent chimerism. The rationale of its use depends on the indications of bone marrow transplantation (B.M.T.).
Resume Un essai clinique a ete entrepris pour comparer l'effet therapeutique immediat, sur les cancers de l'amygdale, de l'irradiation par photons de 21 MeV et par electrons de 20 MeV. Il a porte sur… (More)
Ionization measurements in the vicinity of a carbon/metal interface, using gamma rays from 60Co, have made possible the determination of the dose absorbed by a water-equivalent medium in contact with… (More)