Epidemiological aspects of hadron therapy: a prospective nationwide study of the Austrian project MedAustron and the Austrian Society of Radiooncology (OEGRO).

@article{Mayer2004EpidemiologicalAO,
  title={Epidemiological aspects of hadron therapy: a prospective nationwide study of the Austrian project MedAustron and the Austrian Society of Radiooncology (OEGRO).},
  author={Ramona Mayer and Ulrike Mock and Robert Jaeger and Richard Poetter and Christian Vutuc and Helmut Eiter and Kristine Krugmann and Josef Hammer and Brigitte Hirn and Robert Hawliczek and Tomas-Henrik Knocke-Abulesz and Peter Lukas and Elisabeth Nechville and Brigitte Pakisch and Michael Papauschek and Wolfgang Raunik and W. Rhomberg and Hubert Sabitzer and Annemarie Ulrike Schratter-Sehn and Felix Sedlmayer and Irene Wedrich and Thomas Auberger},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={73 Suppl 2},
  pages={S24-8}
}
BACKGROUND The planned MedAustron hadron therapy facility is designed to compare proton and carbon ion beam therapy under the same technical conditions. For the calculation of the number of potential patients for hadron therapy so far, only epidemiological estimations on cancer incidence are available without inclusion of the percentage of patients routinely referred to conventional radiotherapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Nationwide prospective survey to collect disease and treatment related data… CONTINUE READING
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