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High-Dose-Rate 192Ir Brachytherapy Dose Verification: A Phantom Study

Alireza Nikoofar 1 , Zohreh Hoseinpour 2 , Seied Rabi Mahdavi 3 , Hadi Hasanzadeh 4 , * and Mostafa Rezaei Tavirani 5
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1 Department of Radiation Oncology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Medical Physics, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, IR Iran
3 Department of Medical Physics, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Cancer Research Center & Department of Medical Physics, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, IR Iran
5 Proteomics Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Cancer Prevention: May 28, 2015, 8 (3); e2330
  • Published Online: May 22, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 24, 2014
  • Revised: November 16, 2014
  • Accepted: December 14, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/ijcp2330

To Cite: Nikoofar A, Hoseinpour Z, Rabi Mahdavi S, Hasanzadeh H, Rezaei Tavirani M. High-Dose-Rate 192Ir Brachytherapy Dose Verification: A Phantom Study, Int J Cancer Manag. 2015 ; 8(3):e2330. doi: 10.17795/ijcp2330.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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