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Articles

Prevention and Management of Radiation Toxicity

July 01, 2007

The aim of radiation oncology is the achievement of uncomplicated locoregional control of malignancy by the use of radiation therapy (RT). Accomplishing this goal requires precise knowledge of tumoricidal and tolerance doses of the various normal tissues at risk within the RT field.

Prevention and management of radiation toxicity

January 01, 2005

The aim of radiation oncology is the achievement of uncomplicated locoregionalcontrol of malignancy by the use of radiation therapy (RT). Accomplishing thisgoal requires precise knowledge of tumoricidal and tolerance doses of the variousnormal tissues at risk within the RT field.

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

January 01, 2005

Between 1950 and 1999, the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)rose by 90% in the United States, representing one of the largest increases ofany cancer. Some of this increase may be artifactual, resulting from improveddiagnostic techniques and access to medical care, or directly related to thedevelopment of NHL in 25- to 54-year-old men with human immunodeficiencyvirus (HIV) infection. However, additional factors must be responsiblefor this unexpected increase in frequency of NHL that has been observedthroughout the United States.