Рентгенология & Радиология, 2010, XLІХ 282-285

Radiotherapy risk profile

M. Gantchew

Radiotherapy Department, Specialized Hospital for Treatment of Cancer – Sofia


In parallel with the modernization of the technical devices in radiotherapy, what improve the efficiency of this treatment modality, mainly of malignant neoplasm’s, rises the probability to cause sever harm to the patient in case that the order and content of some rules in planning and execution of the irradiation are not strictly followed. The description of these rules is the content of the WHO’s document headed “Radiotherapy Risk Profile”. A short presentation and comments, related to some of them, is the content of this review paper.

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