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Figure 5 | Radiation Oncology

Figure 5

From: Bringing the heavy: carbon ion therapy in the radiobiological and clinical context

Figure 5

Considerations for the implementation of new carbon ion facilities. When beginning the process for proposing the construction of new carbon ion facilities, the decision is multi-factorial and a range of considerations must be considered, from patients, to treatments, to cost. Carbon ion RT is an exciting new field, however, in its infancy, and needs to be implemented with caution only when there is a sound knowledge base of its understanding.

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