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Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology:
doi: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e3181e79332
Clinical and Laboratory Observations

Use of Conventional Fractionation With Cyberknife in Children: A Report of 5 Cases

Peugniez, Charlotte MD*; Dewas, Sylvain MD*; Coche-Dequéant, Bernard MD*; Leblond, Pierre MD; Defachelles, Anne-Sophie MD; Thebaud, Estelle MD; Lacornerie, Thomas PhD*; Lartigau, Eric MD, PhD*

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Abstract

The use of stereotactic radiotherapy with CyberKnife (Accuray Incorporated, Sunnyvale, CA) in adults is becoming more and more established. For children, there is no such consensus and the appropriate approach to this type of treatment is still debated. In the meantime, there seems to be a number of certain pediatric cases in which the use of CyberKnife within very strict limits is potentially justified. Here, we report the feasibility of and acute tolerance to radiotherapy with CyberKnife using conventional fractionation in 5 children.

© 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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