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Radiation Therapy

  • R. Sandland
  • A. Barrett
Part of the UICC International Union Against Cancer book series (1360)

Abstract

The discovery in the late 1890s of the penetrating properties of X-rays and gamma rays produced by naturally occurring radioactive materials led rapidly to their use in the treatment of benign skin conditions and in malignant tumours, with some success.

Keywords

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia Spinal Cord Compression Paediatric Oncology Central Nervous System Prophylaxis Central Nervous System Irradiation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

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  • R. Sandland
  • A. Barrett

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