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*  Jean Bernard (physician)
In 1932 Bernard gave the first description of the use of high dosage radiotherapy in the treatment of Hodgkin's disease. ...
*  Samantha Poling
... which prompted changes in the way radiotherapy dosages are delivered. She later spent time in Iraq filming a documentary about ... including the award-winning Critical Error which investigated overdoses in radiotherapy treatment for cancer patients in ...
*  Theodore Puck
... and optimising radiotherapy dosages for the treatment of cancer. He died following complications from a broken hip. Puck's page ...
*  Hypofractionated high-dose intensity-modulated radiotherapy
This is an experimental form of intensity-modulated radiotherapy where higher X-ray dosages are used in fewer fractions ( ... sessions). This is called hypofractionated radiotherapy. Although the dose per fraction is higher than standard radiotherapy, ... 1] UKCRN Database:Conventional or Hypofractionated High Dose Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Archived ...
*  Radiation burn
Numerous accidents also occur during radiotherapy due to equipment failures, operator errors, or wrong dosage. Electron beam ... High exposure to X-rays during diagnostic medical imaging or radiotherapy can also result in radiation burns. As the ionizing ... There does not appear to be a minimum dose, nor an established radiotherapy dose relationship. "Beta burns" are shallow surface ... Conversely, megavolt-scale beams can deposit their energy deeper with less damage to the dermis; modern radiotherapy electron ...
*  Mucositis
Radiotherapy to the head and neck or to the pelvis or abdomen is associated with Grade 3 and Grade 4 oral or GI mucositis, ... Fractionated radiation dosage increases the risk of mucositis to > 70% of patients in most trials. Oral mucositis is ... Mucositis associated with radiotherapy usually appears at the end of the second week of treatment and may last for six to eight ... As a result of cell death in reaction to chemo- or radio-therapy, the mucosal lining of the mouth becomes thin, may slough off ...
*  Central neurocytoma
Typically, radiotherapy is used postoperatively in respect to whether or not a partial or complete excision of the tumor has ... more specifically radiosurgery that uses beams of gamma rays to deliver a certain dosage of radiation to the tumor. Gamma knife ... However, when radiotherapy is used, whole brain or involved-field treatment is given. This method utilizes a standard ... Gamma knife surgery is the most recorded form of radiotherapy performed to treat remnants of the CNC tumor after surgery. ...
*  Beam spoiler
A beam spoiler is a piece of material, placed into the path of the photon beam in radiotherapy. The purpose of the spoiler is ... to reduce the depth of the maximum radiation dosage. The beam spoiler is composed of a sheet of material which has a low atomic ... Specht, L., Yahalom, J. (2010) Radiotherapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma p.125. Springer. ISBN 3-540-78455-1 Retrieved September 2011. ...
*  James Ralston Kennedy Paterson
1934). "A dosage system for gamma ray therapy." The British Journal of Radiology. 7(82): 592-632. Paterson, Ralston, and ... He received further training in radiotherapy at clinics at the University of Chicago, in Toronto and South Africa. He returned ... 1938). "A dosage system for interstitial radium therapy." The British Journal of Radiology. 11(124): 252-266. Lewis, Nancy R. ( ... 1934). "A dosage system for gamma ray therapy." The British Journal of Radiology. 7(82): 592-632. Paterson, Ralston, and ...
*  Preclinical imaging
Weaknesses: One of the major drawbacks of micro-CT is the radiation dosage placed on test animals. Although this is generally ... Also, radiation may affect tumor size in cancer models as it mimics radiotherapy, and thus extra control groups might be needed ... Also, radiation may affect tumor size in cancer models as it mimics radiotherapy, and thus extra control groups might be needed ... Also, radiation may affect tumor size in cancer models as it mimics radiotherapy, and thus extra control groups might be needed ...
*  Library of Congress Classification:Class R -- Medicine
Analysis RS192-199 Pharmaceutical technology RS200-201 Pharmaceutical dosage forms RS250-252 Commercial preparations. Patent ... Including massage, exercise, occupational therapy, hydrotherapy, phototherapy, radiotherapy, thermotherapy, electrotherapy ...
*  Claudius Regaud
In addition, he started a program to fight neoplasia and conducted research to determine the optimal duration and dosage for ... Prigent, Anne (10 August 2012). "Marie Curie à l'origine de la radiothérapie" [Marie Curie on the origin of radiotherapy]. Le ... one of the pioneers in radiotherapy at the Curie Institute. In 1906, Regaud discovered that one of the effects of X-ray ...
*  Gioacchino Failla
Failla, G. (1921b), "Dosage in radium therapy", Am. J. Roentgenol. (8): 674. Failla, G. (1921c), "The absorption of radium ... Failla, G. (1934a), "Radiotherapy at 700 kV", Fourth Intern. Congr. of Radiol. (2). Failla, G. (1934b), "Identical physical ... Failla, G. (1949b), "Dosage measurement of ionizing radiations", Conference on Electronic Inst. in Nucleonics and Med. N. Y. ( ... Failla, G., Adair, F., Quimby, Edith H., Sugiura, K., Arnell, J.C., and Goldsmith, N.W. (1926), "Dosage study relative to the ...
*  Carl Simon Fried
Scherer wrote in his textbook about Radiotherapy of inflammations und functional Radiotherapy: "The first German authors, ... The effect of small X-ray dosages and also the side effects are able to be more accurately proven nowadays. In 1970 Hoffmann ... Unlike today, radiotherapy was used in the early years more for benign diseases than malignant tumors. During the early period ... Radiotherapy of Benign Diseases (22). Reichel, W. S. (1970). "Kurzer historischer Rückblick". Encyclopedia of Med. Radiology. ...
*  History of radiation therapy
Freund, Leopold (1904). Elements of general radio-therapy for practitioners. Rebman. Belot, Joseph (1905). Radiotherapy in skin ... Coutard's dosage and fractionation were designed to create a severe but recoverable acute mucosal reaction. Unlike previous ... The history of radiation therapy or radiotherapy can be traced back to experiments made soon after the discovery of x-rays ( ... Patients would be prescribed regular dosages. More rarely, the salts were also suspended in liquids to be injected in ...
*  Immune cycle
... the research can also apply to Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy more generally because it is applicable to the treatment of ... ability to administer treatment at the most effective time in a patient's immune cycle means that significantly smaller dosages ... and without noticeable negative side effects to chemotherapy and radiotherapy. In 2004, Associate Professor Manfred W. Beilharz ...
*  Kimura's disease
Radiotherapy has been used to treat recurrent or persistent lesions. However, considering the benign nature of this disease, ... FK-506 blood concentration was controlled within 5 to 15 μg/l. After 6 months, the dosage of tacrolimus was reduced to 0.5 mg ... Tacrolimus (FK-506) was administered at an initial dosage of 1 mg every 12 hours, and FK-506 concentration in the blood was ... followed by steroid dosages and azathioprine, omeprazole, and calcium and vitamin D supplements over the course of two years. ...
*  Particle therapy
al., Carbon-Ion Radiotherapy; Principles, Practices and Treatment Planning, 2014 Japan; Springer-Verlag K. Ando, et. al. 2005 J ... proton and other heavy ion beam therapies exhibit a defined Bragg peak in the body so they deliver their maximum lethal dosage ... Carbon-ion radiotherapy has increasingly garnered scientific attention as technological delivery options have improved and ... There are five heavy-ion radiotherapy facilities in operation and plans exist to construct several more facilities in the near ...
*  Proton therapy
"Use of Protons for Radiotherapy", A.M. Koehler, Proc. of the Symposium on Pion and Proton Radiotherapy, Nat. Accelerator Lab ... The total radiation dosage of the protons is called the spread-out Bragg peak (SOBP), shown as a heavy dashed blue line in ... including intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT). In 2014, only low-energy proton therapy ... The chief advantage of proton therapy over other types of external beam radiotherapy is that as a charged particle the dose is ...
*  Dose-volume histogram
It is built by the sum of the number of voxels characterized by a specified range of dosage for the organ considered. It is ... 2007). Handbook of radiotherapy physics: theory and practice. New York: Taylor & Francis. p. 722. ISBN 9780750308601. Shipley, ... A DVH used clinically usually includes all structures and targets of interest in the radiotherapy plan, each line plotted a ... Also, DVHs from initial radiotherapy plans represent the doses to structures at the start of radiation treatment. As treatment ...
*  Chemotherapy
Dosage of chemotherapy can be difficult: If the dose is too low, it will be ineffective against the tumor, whereas, at ... Adjuvant chemotherapy is given after a local treatment (radiotherapy or surgery). It can be used when there is little evidence ... Donald Pinkel (August 1958). "The Use of Body Surface Area as a Criterion of Drug Dosage in Cancer Chemotherapy". Cancer Res. ... The standard method of determining chemotherapy dosage is based on calculated body surface area (BSA). The BSA is usually ...
*  Diathermy
Microwaves cannot be used in high dosage on edematous tissue, over wet dressings, or near metallic implants in the body because ... Hyperthermia has been used in oncology for more than 35 years, in addition to radiotherapy, in the management of different ... Microwave diathermy is used in the management of superficial tumours with conventional radiotherapy and chemotherapy. ...
*  Radiation therapy
The effect of radiotherapy on control of cancer has been shown to be limited to the first five years after surgery, ... Prior to the invention of the CT, physicians and physicists had limited knowledge about the true radiation dosage delivered to ... External beam radiotherapy (teletherapy) began at the turn of the century with relatively low voltage (. 3.0.CO;2-I. PMID ... Radiation therapy or radiotherapy, often abbreviated RT, RTx, or XRT, is therapy using ionizing radiation, generally as part of ...
*  Ondansetron
As such, little data are available to guide dosage recommendations. It is not necessary to adjust the dosage for elderly ... receptor antagonists are the primary drugs used to treat and prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and radiotherapy- ... The use of ondansetron has not been studied in patients older than 75 years of age, and it is not known if dosage should be ...
*  Marshall Brucer
He also argued for the relaxation of permissible dosage limits, telling a group of doctors at St. Paul's Hospital that he daily ... That year he also announced the intention to produce cesium-137 for radiotherapy by 1957. Brucer told a conference that the use ... In 1954, a new radiotherapy device using cesium as the gamma radiation source was scheduled to be tested in Rockford, Illinois ... In 1955, Brucer dedicated a new cobalt-based radiotherapy machine at the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Los Angeles, California ...
*  Linear no-threshold model
In recent years the accuracy of the LNT model at low dosage has been questioned and several expert scientific panels have been ... Health effects on population near nuclear power plants and workers Radiology Radiotherapy Inge Schmitz-Feuerhake Biphasic Model ...