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Title: Do We Have Enough Evidence to Implement Particle Therapy as Standard Treatment in Lung Cancer? A Systematic Literature Review
Authors: Pijls-Johannesma, Madelon ×
Grutters, Janneke P. C
Verhaegen, Frank
Lambin, Philippe
De Ruysscher, Dirk #
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: AlphaMed Press
Series Title: The Oncologist vol:15 issue:1 pages:93-103
Abstract: Background. The societal burden of lung cancer is high because of its high incidence and high lethality. From a theoretical point of view, radiotherapy with beams of protons and heavier charged particles, for example, carbon ions (C-ions), should lead to superior results, compared with photon beams. In this review, we searched for clinical evidence to justify implementation of particle therapy as standard treatment in lung cancer.
ISSN: 1083-7159
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Department of Oncology - miscellaneous
Laboratory of Experimental Radiotherapy
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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