dose fractionation


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dose fractionation

[′dōs ‚frak·shə‚nā·shən]
(biophysics)
The application of a radiation dose in two or more fractions separated by a certain minimal time interval.
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This therapy can be recommended as safe and effective alternatives to Conventional fractionation for postmastectomy chest wall radiotherapy: Both the studied dose fractionation schedules of 50 Gy /25 fractions/ 5 weeks, and 40 Gy/17 fractions /3.
Dose fractionation and the type of RT must be tailored to each patient individually taking into account the patient's perspective, goals of treatment, and prognosis.
Needs more cases to reach the conclusion about dose fractionation schedule, response etc.