Radiation in the Treatment of Cancer
The prognosis for someone diagnosed with cancer is not as dire as is commonly believed. Many cancers, such as early stage cancer of the larynx, childhood leukemia, and Hodgkin’s disease, are highly curable. Unfortunately, others, such as pancreatic cancer, have a poor prognosis. The curability of most cancers lies somewhere between these extremes.
KeywordsTarget Volume Dose Distribution Childhood Leukemia Tumor Control Probability Radiation Work
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