Second cancers in children treated with modern radiotherapy techniques.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The scattered radiation from the treatment volume might be more significant for children than for adults and, as a consequence, modern radiotherapy treatment techniques such as IMRT and passive proton therapy could potentially increase the number of secondary cancers. In this report, secondary cancer risk resulting from new treatment… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.radonc.2008.07.017

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