Advances in radiotherapy of lung cancer

H. Terashima, K. Nakamura, N. Kunitake, M. Kimura, Y. Shioyama

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Radiotherapy has an important role in the treatment of lung cancers. Developments of radiotherapy for lung cancer were reviwed. Small lung lesions may be good targets of conformal radiotherapy, intrabronchial brachytherapy and proton or heavy ion beams. Large lung lesions can be controlled by combination therapy with hyperthermia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)829-837
Number of pages9
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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