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Erratum to: The Radiobiological Aspects of Altered Fractionation

  • Alan E. Nahum
  • Richard P. Hill
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

In section 9 (Is a Single Value of α/β for Tumors of a Given Type a Sound Concept for a Patient Population?) of this chapter, the text in the last line of the second paragraph was presented incorrectly.

Erratum to: Med Radiol Radiat Oncol DOI  10.1007/174_2017_93

In section 9 (Is a Single Value of α/β for Tumors of a Given Type a Sound Concept for a Patient Population?) of this chapter, the text in the last line of the second paragraph was presented incorrectly.

It has been updated now as below,

When TCP ≈70% the constant-β TCP decreases with increasing numbers of fractions; when TCP ≈30% the constant-β TCP increases with increasing numbers of fractions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK
  2. 2.Princess Margaret Cancer CentreTorontoCanada

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