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Early deaths in childhood cancer.
BACKGROUND Deaths prior to or shortly after the diagnosis of childhood cancer may reflect inadequacies in detection and appropriate referral for care. This study was performed to determine the extentExpand
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Second Malignant Neoplasms After Primary Central Nervous System Malignancies of Childhood and Adolescence
The standardized incidence ratios (SIR) and cumulative incidence rates were determined for developing second malignant neoplasms (SMNs) after primary central nervous system (CNS) malignanciesExpand
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Conformal mixed neutron and photon irradiation in localized and locally advanced prostate cancer: preliminary estimates of the therapeutic ratio.
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of chronic toxicity and the probability of biochemical and histologic complete response among patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer, treated with threeExpand
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Neoadjuvant estramustine and etoposide followed by concurrent estramustine and definitive radiotherapy for locally advanced prostate cancer: feasibility and preliminary results.
PURPOSE Current therapy for locally advanced prostate cancer is suboptimal. A treatment regimen was designed to improve systemic control by neoadjuvant targeting of hormone-sensitive and -insensitiveExpand
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Pathological Distribution of Positive Lymph Nodes in Patients With Clinically and Radiologically NO Oropharyngeal Carcinoma: Implications for IMRT Treatment Planning
BACKGROUNDWe identified involved lymph node groups in patients with oropharyngeal carcinoma and radiologically N0 disease, aiming to define the clinical target volume, and to assess the negativeExpand
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Tangential irradiation of the intact breast: the ABC of the technique.
This paper describes in detail the setup of breast irradiation using an isocentric tangential technique. This setup method does not require any special devices or calculations beyond simpleExpand
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Locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the prostate: how do different radiotherapy techniques compare?
Many men with prostate cancer will have locally advanced disease, either at presentation or later in their clinical course. Alternative treatment options for this stage of disease includeExpand
[Errors in the diagnosis of acute viral hepatitides].
Errors have been analyzed in the diagnosis of acute viral hepatitides on the basis of the experience gained by the infectious clinic. The errors, illustrated by concrete examples, were found to beExpand