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Table 2 Dose to cochlea and heart by radiation delivery technique following craniospinal irradiation for childhood medulloblastoma

From: The clinical case for proton beam therapy

   Radiation delivery technique Dose to 90% of the cochlea, % Dose to 50% of the heart volume, %
Conventional x-ray beam 101.2 72.2
Intensity modulated x-ray beam 33.4 29.5
Proton beam 2.4 0.5
  1. Data from St Clair et al. [40].