Expanding options in radiation oncology: neutron beam therapy

Cohen, Lionel
June 1982
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jun1982, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p394
Academic Journal
The article discusses on the option expansion in radiation oncology of neutron beam therapy in Great Britain. In twelve years of therapy, the U.S., Europe and Japan shows that local control is achievable in late-stage epidermoid cancer somewhat more with conventional radiotherapy. It was proved that tumor reputed to be radioresistant are particularly responsive to neutrons. The availability of neutron therapy in the clinical environment opens new prospects for irradiation of radioresistant.


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