hypofractionated love

hypofractionated

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Describing a dosage of radiation that is divided into several large doses that are given every few days

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

hypo- +‎ fractionated

Examples

  • Methods We conducted a study to determine whether a hypofractionated

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Ten years after treatment, accelerated, hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation was not inferior to standard radiation treatment in women who had undergone breast-conserving surgery for invasive breast cancer with clear surgical margins and negative axillary nodes.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Women with invasive breast cancer who had undergone breast-conserving surgery and in whom resection margins were clear and axillary lymph nodes were negative were randomly assigned to receive whole-breast irradiation either at a standard dose of 50.0 Gy in 25 fractions over a period of 35 days (the control group) or at a dose of 42.5 Gy in 16 fractions over a period of 22 days (the hypofractionated-radiation group).

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released evidence-based guidelines to define appropriate fractionation of whole breast irradiation (WBI), finding that hypofractionated (HF) WBI is effective for many patients with early-stage breast cancer.

    Science Blog

  • (WBI), finding that hypofractionated (HF) WBI is effective for many patients with early-stage breast cancer.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Women who receive a three-week treatment - called accelerated hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation -- have a low risk of side effects and recurrence of the cancer more than decade after treatment.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • From October 2004 to March 2006, 39 consecutive patients aged over 18 years with pTis, pT1-2, pN0-1 breast adenocarcinoma who underwent conservative surgery were treated with an adjuvant accelerated hypofractionated radiotherapy schedule consisting of 34 Gy in 10 daily fractions over 2 weeks to the whole breast, followed after 1 week by an electron boost dose of

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Our study seems to suggest that our hypofractionated radiotherapy schedule for the treatment of prostate cancer is safe in terms of late urinary morbidity.

    Naturejobs - All Jobs

  • The hypofractionated schedule consisted of 15 fractions of 3.63

    Naturejobs - All Jobs

  • To value the late genitourinary (GU) morbidity in men treated with a hypofractionated radiotherapy regimen for prostate cancer.

    Naturejobs - All Jobs

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.