AuthorsAronowitz, Jesse N.
UMass Chan AffiliationsDepartment of Radiation Oncology
Document TypeJournal Article
History, 20th Century
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AbstractAlthough brachytherapy had been established as a highly effective modality for the treatment of cancer, its application was threatened by mid-20th century due to appreciation of the radiation hazard to health care workers. This review examines how the introduction of afterloading eliminated exposure and ushered in a brachytherapy renaissance.
SourceInt J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Jul 1;92(3):479-87. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.02.014. Link to article on publisher's site
Permanent Link to this Itemhttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.14038/47971
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