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Radiation-induced rib fractures after hypofractionated stereotactic body radiation therapy: risk factors and dose-volume relationship.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to clarify the incidence, the clinical risk factors, and the dose-volume relationship of radiation-induced rib fracture (RIRF) after hypofractionatedExpand
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Pretreatment apparent diffusion coefficient of the primary lesion correlates with local failure in head-and-neck cancer treated with chemoradiotherapy or radiotherapy.
PURPOSE This study was performed to evaluate whether the apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) of a primary lesion correlates with local failure in primary head-and-neck squamous cell carcinomaExpand
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Treatment and prognosis of patients with intracranial nongerminomatous malignant germ cell tumors
The relative roles of surgical resection, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy in the management of patients with intracranial nongerminomatous malignant germ cell tumors have been controversial. TheExpand
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Pharmacokinetic analysis based on dynamic contrast‐enhanced MRI for evaluating tumor response to preoperative therapy for oral cancer
To evaluate whether a pharmacokinetic analysis is useful for monitoring the response of oral cancer to chemoradiotherapy (CRT).
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Treatment and prognosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal and middle ear: a multi-institutional retrospective review of 87 patients.
PURPOSE To examine the relative roles of surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy in the management of patients with squamous cell carcinomas of the external auditory canal and middle ear. METHODSExpand
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A survey of radiation-induced bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia syndrome after breast-conserving therapy in Japan.
PURPOSE We observed a rare and unique occurrence of radiation-induced pulmonary injury outside the tangential field for early breast cancer treatment. The findings appeared to be idiopathic and wereExpand
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Primary central nervous system lymphoma in Japan: changes in clinical features, treatment, and prognosis during 1985-2004.
We have conducted nationwide surveys of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) treated since 1985. In the present study, we newly collected data between 2000 and 2004 and investigatedExpand
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Clinical impact of whole body FDG-PET on the staging and therapeutic decision making for malignant lymphoma
Objectives: The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical impact of whole-body FDG-PET for the pre-therapeutic evaluation of malignant lymphoma and compared to that of 67Ga-scintigraphy whenExpand
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Angiosarcoma of the scalp treated with curative radiotherapy plus recombinant interleukin-2 immunotherapy.
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of curative radiotherapy (RT) plus recombinant interleukin-2 (rIL-2) immunotherapy regarding the treatment results for angiosarcoma of the scalp. CurativeExpand
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Long-term results of radiotherapy for intracranial germinoma: a multi-institutional retrospective review of 126 patients.
PURPOSE Optimal management of radiotherapy (RT) for intracranial germinoma remains controversial. This study was conducted to evaluate the long-term results of RT in patients with these tumors. Expand
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