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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Dreher, Constantin; Habermehl, Daniel; Jäkel, Oliver; Combs, Stephanie E 
Title:
Effective radiotherapeutic treatment intensification in patients with pancreatic cancer: higher doses alone, higher RBE or both? 
Abstract:
Pancreatic cancer, especially in case of locally advanced stage has a poor prognosis. Radiotherapy in general can lead to tumor volume reduction, but further improvements, such as ion beam therapy have to be promoted in order to enable dose escalation, which in turn results in better local control rates and downsizing of the tumor itself. Ion beam therapy with its highly promising physical properties is also accompanied by distinct inter- and intrafractional challenges in case of robustness. Fir...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Radiat Oncol 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
12 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
203 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für RadioOnkologie und Strahlentherapie