Carbon ion radiotherapy as a treatment modality for paediatric cancers.

@article{Ohno2019CarbonIR,
  title={Carbon ion radiotherapy as a treatment modality for paediatric cancers.},
  author={Tatsuya Ohno and Masahiko Okamoto},
  journal={The Lancet. Child \& adolescent health},
  year={2019},
  volume={3 6},
  pages={
          371-372
        }
}
  • T. Ohno, M. Okamoto
  • Published 1 April 2019
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet. Child & adolescent health
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