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hypofractionation (plural hypofractionations)
- radiation therapy in which the total dose is divided into a smaller than usual number of higher doses
- 2015 August 29, “Induction of Non-Targeted Stress Responses in Mammary Tissues by Heavy Ions”, in PLOS ONE, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0136307:
- Treatment with hypofractionation has been successfully carried out for a variety of tumors which can provide treatment for a larger number of patients compared to conventional photons over the same period of time.