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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 30
Published: 22 April 1997
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03720-3
EISBN: 978-3-318-03720-3
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 54
Published: 17 December 2021
10.1159/000513921
EISBN: 978-3-318-06791-0
... Abstract Long-term cancer survivors are at high risk of developing cardiac complications from the treatments, both systemic agents and thoracic irradiation, received to cure the primary tumor. Modern advances, particularly in the field of radiotherapy, aim to reduce the risk of cardiovascular...
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Series: Progress in Tumor Research
Volume: 44
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000486985
EISBN: 978-3-318-06362-2
... Abstract Ideally, each patient with a malignancy who is eligible for radiation therapy should receive the most tumoricidal form of this this treatment with the lowest possible risk of toxicity. To overcome radiotherapy resistance, some patients would benefit from a more aggressive approach...
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Series: Progress in Tumor Research
Volume: 44
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000486988
EISBN: 978-3-318-06362-2
... Abstract Treatment planning for radiotherapy has become unthinkable without computer algorithms for dose optimization. Although the need for optimization algorithms originated from the complexity of treatment delivery technology such as intensity-modulated radiotherapy, volumetric-modulated arc...
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Series: Progress in Tumor Research
Volume: 44
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000486996
EISBN: 978-3-318-06362-2
...Historical Overview and Definition of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy In the mid-1990s, the principles and practice of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) were transferred from cranial stereotactic radiotherapy/radiosurgery by pioneering work at the Karolinska Hospital in Sweden [ 1...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 31
Published: 06 February 2018
10.1159/000466922
EISBN: 978-3-318-06059-1
... Abstract Fractionated radiotherapy (FRT) plays a critical role in the management of gliomas. For glioblastoma, the irradiation dose of 60 Gy in 30 fractions with concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide is currently considered as a standard of treatment, and further dose escalation has failed...
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Series: FF Respiratory Box Set
Published: 22 August 2016
10.1159/000491267
EISBN: 978-1-910797-30-3
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 78
Published: 19 April 2016
10.1159/000442134
EISBN: 978-3-318-05802-4
... Abstract There is an established role for post-operative radiotherapy in the treatment of benign and malignant salivary gland tumours. For benign disease, the addition of radiotherapy improves local tumour control in cases with incomplete excision, involved surgical margins or multi-focal...
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Series: Progress in Tumor Research
Volume: 42
Published: 09 September 2015
10.1159/000437185
EISBN: 978-3-318-05590-0
... Abstract Radiotherapy is an important cornerstone in cancer treatment. Ionizing gamma-irradiation is capable of inducing DNA damage and consequential cell death in a precise and effective manner. In recent years it has become clear, however, that this is not the only relevant mechanism...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 52
Published: 28 August 2013
10.1159/000351045
EISBN: 978-3-318-02441-8
.... Technological advances in the last few decades in medical imaging and radiotherapy delivery have led to the development of highly complex radiation delivery systems such as intensity modulated radiotherapy, which can be utilized to conformally treat complex tumor shapes while minimizing radiation dose...
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 43
Published: 27 May 2011
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9681-7
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9681-7
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 42
Published: 07 December 2009
10.1159/000262470
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9299-4
... Abstract Hyperfractionation and hypofractionation combined with acceleration have been investigated in stage I-III NSCLC patients. In stage I tumors, hypofractionated radiation schedules given with highly conformal stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) techniques have been proven safe...
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 42
Published: 07 December 2009
10.1159/000262472
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9299-4
... Abstract The intrathoracic growth of the tumor causes several severe symptoms as cough, dyspnea, chest pain, hemoptysis, hoarseness, anorexia/nausea, and dysphagia. In patients with manifest or threatening symptoms radiotherapy (RT) as an effective measure should be implemented...
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 42
Published: 07 December 2009
10.1159/000262475
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9299-4
... irradiation should now routinely be used for all patients who have responded to chemotherapy. Thoracic radiotherapy is often reserved for palliation. However, the high incidence of residual disease after chemotherapy and the reported beneficial effect of radiotherapy in a single study has led to two clinical...
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 42
Published: 07 December 2009
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9299-4
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9299-4
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 23
Published: 13 March 2009
10.1159/000210059
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9078-5
... Abstract Purpose: To assess the quality of life (QOL) of extremely long-time survivors with germinoma mainly treated with radiotherapy. Patients and Methods: We enrolled 52 of 68 patients who received radiotherapy between 1968 and 1995 at our hospital. They were 41 males and 11 females...