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A clinical study with brain brachytherapy for malignant gliomas.

@article{Chin1986ACS,
  title={A clinical study with brain brachytherapy for malignant gliomas.},
  author={Hong W. Chin and Yosh Maruyama and Byron Young and William R. Markesbery and Phillip A. Tibbs and Sidney Goldstein},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Rontgengesellschaft ... [et al]},
  year={1986},
  volume={162 7},
  pages={
          433-6
        }
}
  • H. Chin, Y. Maruyama, S. Goldstein
  • Published 1 July 1986
  • Medicine, Physics
  • Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Rontgengesellschaft ... [et al]
A clinical trial with neutron brachytherapy for malignant glioma is now in progress at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. In the initial three year period, 32 patients entered the study. There were 24 males and eight females, and the peak incidence was seen in the seventh decade. All patients underwent surgical resection of tumor followed by Cf-252 implantation and external radiotherapy. The implantation procedure was well tolerated by the patients and demonstrated a short-term benefit… 
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