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OncoRay – National Center for Radiation Research in Oncology conducts cancer research across the boundaries of disciplines and institutions for the benefit of patients. The vision its scientists pursue is to significantly improve the treatment of cancer by administering radiation therapy that is biologically-personalized and technically-optimized.


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Sonja M Schellhammer, Aswin L Hoffmann, Sebastian Gantz, Julien Smeets, Erik van der Kraaij, Sébastien Quets, Stefan Pieck, Leonhard Karsch and Jörg Pawelke

Integrating a low-field open MR scanner with a static proton research beam line: proof of concept

Schmidt S, Linge A, Zwanenburg A, Leger S, Lohaus F, Krenn C, Appold S, Gudziol V, Nowak A, von Neubeck C, Tinhofer I, Budach V, Sak A, Stuschke M, Balermpas P1, Rödel C, Bunea H, Grosu AL, Abdollahi A, Debus J, Ganswindt U, etc.

Development and validation of a gene signature for patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas treated by postoperative radio(chemo)therapy.

Nenoff L, Priegnitz M, Janssens G, Petzoldt J, Wohlfahrt P, Trezza A, Smeets J, Pausch G, Richter C

Sensitivity of a prompt-gamma slit-camera to detect range shifts for proton treatment verification.

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