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Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Mar 1;76(3 Suppl):S70-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.06.091.

Radiation dose-volume effects in the lung.

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Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA. marks@med.unc.edu

Abstract

The three-dimensional dose, volume, and outcome data for lung are reviewed in detail. The rate of symptomatic pneumonitis is related to many dosimetric parameters, and there are no evident threshold "tolerance dose-volume" levels. There are strong volume and fractionation effects.

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20171521
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PMC3576042
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10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.06.091
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