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Deep X-Ray Therapy in Malignant Diseases: A Report of an Investigation Carried Out from 1924-1929 under the Direction of the St. Bartholomew's Hospital Cancer Research Committee.

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By LEVITT WALTER M.. , M.B., D.M.R.E., Medical Officer in charge of the Radiotherapeutic Research Department. With an introduction by HORDER THOMASSIR . , Bart., K.C.V.O., M.D., F.R.C.P., Chairman of the Cancer Research Committee. 128 pages. John Murray; , London: , 1930.. Price, 10 s. 6 d., net.

Ann Intern Med. 1931;5(4):526-527. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-5-4-526_2
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This report gives the technical methods employed and the results obtained during the several years that the St. Bartholomew's Cancer Research Committee (formerly the Radiotherapeutic Research Committee) has been actively engaged in the treatment of malignant disease by irradiation. Two main types of therapeutic technic were developed: (1) intensive single-dose technic in which the entire dosage is applied in one, or at the most in two or three days; and (2) intensive split-dose technic in which the dose is applied in several fractions at intervals of approximately 24 hours over a period of several days. The number of fractions varies


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