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Influence of Fractionation on Clinical Response and Dosage in Radiotherapy

Naturevolume 199pages924925 (1963) | Download Citation

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IN general, the clinical and biological response to irradiation is directly proportional to the dose and inversely proportional to the length of time over which the total dose is administered—the so-called dose-time relationship.

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  1. Department of Radiotherapy, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, S.E.1

    • J. A. C. FLEMING
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