Comparison of the Effect of Gamma-Ray and Carbon-Ion Radiotherapy on Metastasis in an In Vivo Murine Model

T. Tamaki, M. Iwakawa, T. Ohno, K. Imadome, M. Nakawatari, M. Sakai, T. Imai & T. Nakano
Purpose: To clarify how carbon-ion radiotherapy (C-ion) on primary tumors affects the characteristics of subsequently arising metastatic tumor cells. Materials and methods: Mouse squamous cell carcinomas, NR-S1, in synergic C3H/HeMsNrs mice were irradiated with a single dose of 5–50[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]