Use of low-energy X-rays in the treatment of superficial nonmelanomatous skin cancers.

@article{Bodner2003UseOL,
  title={Use of low-energy X-rays in the treatment of superficial nonmelanomatous skin cancers.},
  author={William R. Bodner and Basil S. Hilaris and Mehran Alagheband and Bijan Safai and Constance A Mastoras and Sharad Saraf},
  journal={Cancer investigation},
  year={2003},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={355-62}
}
The Photon Radiosurgery System (PRS), developed by the Photoelectron Corporation in Lexington, Massachusetts, produces low-energy x-rays from the tip of a needle-like probe at a high dose-rate. This portable device can be located directly over the target volume, delivering a uniform dose while sparing surrounding normal structures. To evaluate its radiotherapeutic profile, a prospective phase I Food and Drug Administration trial was performed utilizing this device in the management of… CONTINUE READING

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