Continuous, hyperfractionated, accelerated radiotherapy (CHART) in non-small cell carcinoma of the bronchus.

@article{Saunders1990ContinuousHA,
  title={Continuous, hyperfractionated, accelerated radiotherapy (CHART) in non-small cell carcinoma of the bronchus.},
  author={Michele I Saunders and Stanley Dische},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1990},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={1211-5}
}
Between January 1985 and December 1988, 62 patients with locally advanced carcinoma of the bronchus were treated by radiotherapy using continuous, hyperfractionated, accelerated radiotherapy (CHART). With this regime on each of 12 consecutive days 3 fractions were given with a time interval of 6 hr between each. Initially a dose fraction of 1.4 Gy was used and a total of 50.4 Gy was achieved in 23 patients. As tolerance was good, the dose increment was raised to 1.5 Gy and the total to 54 Gy in… CONTINUE READING

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