Herman Suit

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Proton beams to replace photon beams in radical dose treatments
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Acta Oncol 42:800-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Secondary carcinogenesis in patients treated with radiation: a review of data on radiation-induced cancers in human, non-human primate, canine and rodent subjects
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Radiat Res 167:12-42. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Should positive phase III clinical trial data be required before proton beam therapy is more widely adopted? No
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiother Oncol 86:148-53. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Proton vs carbon ion beams in the definitive radiation treatment of cancer patients
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Boston, MA, USA
    Radiother Oncol 95:3-22. 2010
  5. doi request reprint A personal philosophy of a radiation oncologist
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiother Oncol 100:10-4. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint [Coming technical advances in radiation oncology]
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Z Med Phys 15:215-27. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The Gray Lecture 2001: coming technical advances in radiation oncology
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 53:798-809. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint The centenary of the discovery of the Bragg peak
    Andrew Brown
    Seacoast Cancer Center, 789, Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820, USA
    Radiother Oncol 73:265-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Proton beams to replace photon beams in radical dose treatments
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Acta Oncol 42:800-8. 2003
    ..5 provided there were to be no charge for the original facility and that there were sufficient patients for operating on an extended schedule (6-7 days of 14-16 h) with > or = two gantries and one fixed horizontal beam...
  2. ncbi request reprint Secondary carcinogenesis in patients treated with radiation: a review of data on radiation-induced cancers in human, non-human primate, canine and rodent subjects
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Radiat Res 167:12-42. 2007
    ..1 Gy, i.e. dose to tissues distant from the target. The proportionate gain should be greatest for dose decrement to less than 2 Gy...
  3. doi request reprint Should positive phase III clinical trial data be required before proton beam therapy is more widely adopted? No
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiother Oncol 86:148-53. 2008
    ..Evaluate the rationale for the proposals that prior to a wider use of proton radiation therapy there must be supporting data from phase III clinical trials. That is, would less dose to normal tissues be an advantage to the patient?..
  4. doi request reprint Proton vs carbon ion beams in the definitive radiation treatment of cancer patients
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Boston, MA, USA
    Radiother Oncol 95:3-22. 2010
    ..The principal differences are LET, low for (1)H and high for (12)C, and a narrower penumbra of (12)C beams. Were (12)C to yield a higher TCP for a defined NTCP than (1)H therapy, would LET, fractionation or penumbra width be the basis?..
  5. doi request reprint A personal philosophy of a radiation oncologist
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiother Oncol 100:10-4. 2011
    ..Physicians should view our current best treatment as obsolete and use this as a provocation for active effort to develop superior management strategies...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Coming technical advances in radiation oncology]
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Z Med Phys 15:215-27. 2005
    ..To review the current limits on the efficacy of radiotherapy (RT) due to technical factors and to assess the potential for major improvements in technology...
  7. ncbi request reprint The Gray Lecture 2001: coming technical advances in radiation oncology
    Herman Suit
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 53:798-809. 2002
    ..To review the current limits on the efficacy of radiotherapy (RT) due to technical factors and to assess the potential for major improvements in technology...
  8. ncbi request reprint The centenary of the discovery of the Bragg peak
    Andrew Brown
    Seacoast Cancer Center, 789, Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820, USA
    Radiother Oncol 73:265-8. 2004
    ..The accepted view was that ionization would decrease exponentially with depth. This depth dose pattern is the basis for the dose distributional advantage of charged particles relative to photons...