The Design of Clinical Trials and Clinical Toxicology of the Nitroimidazole Misonidazole in Phase I Testing in the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group

  • Theodore L. Phillips
  • Todd H. Wasserman
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 43)


The Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) is the only organized cooperative group within the United States dedicated to the investigation of therapeutic radiology in the treatment of malignant disease. More than 25 institutions have joined together with support from the National Cancer Institute for a series of cooperative clinical trials in a number of disease sites and a wide range of new modalities. The goal of the RTOG is to improve the results of radiotherapy in the cure of cancer and in the palliation of metastatic disease.


Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Central Nervous System Effect Clinical Toxicology Central Nervous System Toxicity Grade Grade 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Theodore L. Phillips
    • 1
    • 2
  • Todd H. Wasserman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of California San FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyWashington University School of MedicineUSA

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