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hypofractionated radiation therapy

Known as: Hypofractionated Radiotherapy, hypofractionation 
Radiation treatment in which the total dose of radiation is divided into large doses and treatments are given less than once a day.
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) is an essential tool in the accurate delivery of modern radiotherapy techniques. Prostate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND 5-year results of the UK Standardisation of Breast Radiotherapy (START) trials suggested that lower total doses of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
PURPOSE To determine if escalated radiation dose using hypofractionation significantly reduces biochemical and/or clinical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Most patients with glioblastoma are older than 60 years, but treatment guidelines are based on trials in patients aged… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND The optimal fractionation schedule for whole-breast irradiation after breast-conserving surgery is unknown. METHODS… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Summary Background The international standard radiotherapy schedule for early breast cancer delivers 50 Gy in 25 fractions of 2·0… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Summary Background The international standard radiotherapy schedule for breast cancer treatment delivers a high total dose in 25… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Abstract Purpose : A direct approach to the question of whether prostate tumors have an atypically high sensitivity to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE Total mesorectal excision (TME) surgery in the treatment of rectal cancer has been shown to result in a reduction in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
  • D. Brenner, E. Hall
  • International journal of radiation oncology…
  • 1999
  • Corpus ID: 13220309
PURPOSE To investigate whether current fractionation and brachytherapy protraction schemes for the treatment of prostatic cancer… Expand
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