Results of a randomised study to evaluate influence of dose on morbidity in radiotherapy for bladder cancer.


Ninety-four patients with invasive transitional-cell carcinoma of the bladder were randomised to receive three different doses of megavoltage X-rays. Doses of 50.0 Gy, 52.5 Gy and 57.5 Gy were given in 20 daily fractions. Patients were stratified into two groups by tumour size: less than 5.0 cm and 5.0-7.0 cm in diameter. The large tumours were more… (More)


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