Targeted radiotherapy of brain tumours.


Journal Article (Review)

The utility of external beam radiotherapy for the treatment of malignant brain tumours is compromised by the need to avoid excessive radiation damage to normal CNS tissues. This review describes the current status of targeted radiotherapy, an alternative strategy for brain tumour treatment that offers the exciting prospect of increasing the specificity of tumour cell irradiation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Zalutsky, MR

Published Date

  • April 19, 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 90 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 1469 - 1473

PubMed ID

  • 15083170

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15083170

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0007-0920

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/sj.bjc.6601771


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England