RONALD W. THOMPSON, M.D.; EDWARD A. LANGDON, M.D.; JOHN E. BYFIELD, M.D.; GERALD A. BELKIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; JOSEPH J. KAUFMAN, M.D.; A. ROBERT KAGAN, M.D.
In the past 15 years significant advances in radiation therapy have occurred, made possible by a qualitative and quantitative appreciation of the biological effects of ionizing radiation and by dramatic technological developments. Application of this new knowledge and technology has resulted in more widespread use of radiation therapy as a curative modality in the treatment of cancer. To illustrate the modern application of radiation therapy and its contribution in cancer management, the problems of Hodgkin's disease and carcinomas of the genitourinary tract are presented.
RONALD W. THOMPSON, EDWARD A. LANGDON, JOHN E. BYFIELD, GERALD A. BELKIN, JOSEPH J. KAUFMAN, A. ROBERT KAGAN. Recent Advances in Radiation Therapy. Ann Intern Med. 1971;75:97–110. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-1-97
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(1):97-110.
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