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A cell-based dosimetry model for radium-223 dichloride therapy using bone micro-CT images and GATE simulations.

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Summary of "A cell-based dosimetry model for radium-223 dichloride therapy using bone micro-CT images and GATE simulations."

Radium-223 was the first alpha-emitting radionuclide approved for clinical use. Dosimetry at the cellular level has outperformed macrodosimetry in terms of agreement with toxicity effects in clinical studies. This fact has encouraged dosimetry studies aiming to quantify the absorbed doses needed to reach radiotoxicity at the cellular level and to inform recommendations on the administration of radium-223.

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Name: Physics in medicine and biology
ISSN: 1361-6560
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