Strategies for optimizing the response of cancer and normal tissues to radiation

Abstract

Approximately 50% of all patients with cancer receive radiation therapy at some point during the course of their treatment, and the majority of these patients are treated with curative intent. Despite recent advances in the planning of radiation treatment and the delivery of image-guided radiation therapy, acute toxicity and potential long-term side effects… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrd4003

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