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Fractionated radiosurgery for painful spinal metastases: DOSIS - a phase II trial

  • Matthias Guckenberger1Email author,
  • Maria Hawkins2,
  • Michael Flentje1 and
  • Reinhart A Sweeney1
BMC Cancer201212:530

Received: 8 May 2012

Accepted: 10 November 2012

Published: 19 November 2012

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Original Submission
8 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Dirk Vordermark
26 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Matthias Guckenberger
Resubmission - Version 2
26 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
19 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-530

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
The Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom