Tailoring radiation therapy in the 21st century

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Published: 23 Feb 2022
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Prof Philip Poortmans - University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Prof Philip Poortmans speaks to ecancer about tailoring radiation therapy in the 21st Century.

He initially talks about the background of his talk and then delves deeper into what tailoring radiation therapy according to the patient’s need means currently.

He talks about radiation doses and how to evaluate how much dosage is required by a patient.

Prof Poortmans concludes by talking about when dose de-escalation is useful and the different stages of cancer and how they are proportionate to the dosage amount.