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ASTRO publishes supplement on protecting cancer patients by reducing radiation doses, side effects
Date:3/17/2010

limitations of the human body in receiving radiation; the QUANTEC review helps provide this information."

These reviews were produced through an extensive two-year project led by a QUANTEC steering committee comprising Dr. Ten Haken and fellow guest editor Lawrence B. Marks, M.D., a radiation oncologist at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, as well as Sren M. Bentzen, Ph.D., D.Sc., University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis., Louis S. Constine, M.D., University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y., Joseph O. Deasy, Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, Avraham Eisbruch, M.D., University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., and Andrew Jackson, Ph.D., and Ellen D. Yorke, Ph.D., both from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Mary K. Martel, Ph.D., from M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston served as an associate guest editor.

More than two dozen of the world's leading radiation oncologists, medical physicists and radiobiologists worked together on this extraordinary publication. The supplement can be found online at https://www.redjournal.org/issues.


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Contact: Beth Bukata
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American Society for Radiation Oncology
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