Published in Cancer Weekly, June 12th, 2006
"Ionising rays are employed in percutaneous radiation of head and neck tumours. Radiation reduces cell division in the target tissue. The individual parameters of the radiation procedure are determined within the framework of the interdisciplinarily conceived treatment," investigators in Germany reported.
"Tumour control probability depends on tumour-specific factors and on the dosage as well as on the treatment period. The macroscopic and microscopic extend of the tumor area determines the target volume and dosage of the radiation. Conformal radiation is...
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