Radiotherapy in the acute medical setting.

  title={Radiotherapy in the acute medical setting.},
  author={Sean D Brown and Peter Kirkbride and Ernest Marshall},
  journal={Clinical medicine},
  volume={15 4},
Radiotherapy is an effective treatment modality and an essential tool in the management of cancer. As the incidence of malignant disease rises it is inevitable that physicians will increasingly encounter patients who have presented acutely and require radiotherapy or with a complication from irradiation. This paper explores the basic principles of… CONTINUE READING