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Journal of Radiation Oncology

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 103–104 | Cite as

Rectal wall delineation in patients with a rectal displacement device in place during prostate cancer radiotherapy

  • Hamed GhaffariEmail author
Letter to the Editor
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Funding

No funding was received for this study.

Conflict of interest

The author declares that he has no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by the author.

Informed consent

Statement of informed consent was not applicable since the manuscript does not contain any patient data.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medical Physics, School of MedicineIran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran

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