Total body irradiation in the management of malignant lymphoma.

@article{Kazem1975TotalBI,
  title={Total body irradiation in the management of malignant lymphoma.},
  author={Ihab Kazem},
  journal={Radiologia clinica},
  year={1975},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={457-63}
}
A pilot study for the evaluation of fractionated total body irradiation in the management of disseminated lymphomas is reported. Nine patients were treated in the period February - August, 1973. A telecobalt unit with treatment distance of 328 cm was used. Daily fractions of 15 rad total body dose measured in the midpelvic plane were given for the first 5 days. Thereafter a dose of 10--15 rad per session was given every other day or at longer intervals depending on the leukocyte and thrombocyte… CONTINUE READING