Spatially fractionated radiation

What is Spatially fractionated radiation?

Spatially fractionated radiation meaning A method of delivering radiation based on the knowledge that if radiation is limited to small areas, a much larger dose can be used without undue risk. SFR directs many small beams of radiation to a large tumor instead of one or more larger beams.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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