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Radiation dosimetry 

Radiation dosimetry
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Radiation dosimetry
Author(s):

T Greener

and J Byrne

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199573356.003.0062
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date: 15 October 2019

Accurate determination of dose is crucial to the success of radiotherapy. Errors in dose determination can cause failure of control or unacceptable normal tissue damage. Accurate determination is vital in clinical trials where the assumption is made that the observed response has been caused by delivery of a particular dose. Dose measurement is difficult but for accurate radiotherapy it needs to be better than 7% accurate and preferably better than 5% accurate....

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