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Neutron radiotherapy in South Africa: Neutron radiotherapy should continue

Wolfgang Sauerwein, Rita Engenhart-Cabillic, Jeffrey D Forman, John Guelette, Sabet Hachem, Dan Jones, Andreas Krüll, Peter Lukas, Pierre Mandrillon, Winfried Petry, Ivan Rosenberg, Frederik Venimmen, James S Welsh

Abstract


This correspondence is in response to the article:
Abratt RP. The fast neutron therapy programme for patients in South Africa should come to an end. S Afr Med J 2012;102(2):58. Other correspondence in this series: Neutron radiotherapy: a different perspective. S Afr Med J 2012(5):269; Neutron radiotherapy, Abratt reply. S Afr Med J 2012(5):270-217; Neutron radiotherapy: Society comments. S Afr Med J 2012(5):271; Neutron radiotherapy: Abratt supported. S Afr Med J 2012(5):271.

Authors' affiliations

Wolfgang Sauerwein, Strahlenklinik, University Hospital Essen

Rita Engenhart-Cabillic, Klinik für Strahlentherapie, Philipps-Universität Marburg

Jeffrey D Forman, 21st Century Oncology and Radiation Oncology, Wayne State University

John Guelette, Department of Molecular Imaging and Radiological Oncology, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels

Sabet Hachem, Faculté des Sciences, University Nice Sophia Antipolis

Dan Jones, Constantia

Andreas Krüll, Ambulanzzentrum des Universitätsklinikum, Eppendorf, Hamburg

Peter Lukas, Univ.-Klinik für Strahlentherapie-Radioonkologie, der Medizinischen Universität Innsbruck

Pierre Mandrillon, The Cyclotron Laboratory, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, Nice

Winfried Petry, Forschungsneutronenquelle Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) Technische Universität München

Ivan Rosenberg, Department of Radiotherapy Physics, University College London Hospitals

Frederik Venimmen, Previously: Radiation Oncology, Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Hospital

James S Welsh, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, University of Wisconsin

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Keywords

Salivary gland tumors, fast neutron therapy

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2012;102(5):269-270.

Article History

Date submitted: 2012-03-05
Date published: 2012-03-23

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