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Twice a day accelerated irradiation in postoperative treatment of supratentorial grade III and IV astrocytomas in adults

B. Gliński, P. Dymek, J. Skołyszewski
DOI: 10.1016/S1428-2267(96)70096-0
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Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 1996;1(2):80-82.

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Vol 1, No 2 (1996)
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Abstract

Fourty-seven patients with histologically proven grade III–IV astrocytoma received postoperative accelerated radiotherapy with 2 fractions of 2,65 Gy twice daily, up to total tumor dose of 53 Gy in ten days. The tolerance of the treatment was good, actuarial survival rates at 2, 3 and 5 years were 15%, 9% and 0% respectively.

Abstract

Fourty-seven patients with histologically proven grade III–IV astrocytoma received postoperative accelerated radiotherapy with 2 fractions of 2,65 Gy twice daily, up to total tumor dose of 53 Gy in ten days. The tolerance of the treatment was good, actuarial survival rates at 2, 3 and 5 years were 15%, 9% and 0% respectively.

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Title

Twice a day accelerated irradiation in postoperative treatment of supratentorial grade III and IV astrocytomas in adults

Journal

Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy

Issue

Vol 1, No 2 (1996)

Pages

80-82

Published online

1996-01-01

DOI

10.1016/S1428-2267(96)70096-0

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Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 1996;1(2):80-82.

Authors

B. Gliński
P. Dymek
J. Skołyszewski

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