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Department of Radiation Oncology

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Neoplasms | Oncology | Radiology


Personal reflection on the interplay between radiation oncology, which has long been on the leading edge of technological advances in treatment planning and delivery systems, and the personal side of medicine, often known as high touch.

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This is a copy of an article published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine © 2014 copyright Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. and available online at: Publisher PDF posted with publisher's permission.

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Pieters RS. A radiation oncologist's story: high tech meets high touch. J Palliat Med. 2014 Jun;17(6):737-8. doi:10.1089/jpm.2013.0453. PubMed PMID: 24875244. Link to article on publisher's website

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Journal of palliative medicine

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