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IMRT and carbon ion boost for malignant salivary gland tumors: interim analysis of the COSMIC trial

  • Alexandra D Jensen1Email author,
  • Anna V Nikoghosyan1,
  • Karen Lossner1,
  • Klaus K Herfarth1,
  • Jürgen Debus1 and
  • Marc W Münter1
BMC Cancer201212:163

Received: 12 October 2011

Accepted: 2 May 2012

Published: 2 May 2012

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Original Submission
12 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
23 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ralf Schneider
6 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Robert Semrau
9 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Alexandra D. Jensen
Resubmission - Version 2
9 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 May 2012 Editorially accepted
2 May 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-163

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Authors’ Affiliations

Dept of Radiation Oncology, University of Heidelberg, INF 400, Heidelberg, Germany