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Important Adv Oncol, 65–83. bone marrow, have a homeostatic response to cell depletion, responding with accelerated repopulation after 10 daily dose fractions. When established, normal tissue repopulation can repair the daily dose fraction damage, that is, replacement of the 50% of cells killed. Tumours also undergo a similar response but are slower, taking 4 weeks to occur, and are less exuberant since they can soak up 60 cGy of radiation damage each day. To exploit this difference, treatments need to be completed promptly before tumour repopulation ‘wastes’ radiation damage.
Cancer facts : a concise oncology text by James Bishop