centigray


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centigray

A unit of absorbed dose of radiation (one centigray equals one rad).
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Un Gy equivale a 100 centigray (cGy) o a 100 rads (unidad usada en el pasado).
cGy = centigray, the International System of Units (SI) unit of absorbed dose.
Relevant submultiples of the gray are the centigray (cGy), which equals 1 rad, and the milligray (mGy), which equals 100 millirads (mrads).
Although these patients received doses of only one-third to one-half of the newly established dose of 15,000 centigray (cGy), all five patients demonstrated stabilization of their disease (one patient for thirty days, four patients for greater than sixty days).
This therapy allowed the dosing of patients with up to 15,000 centigray of radiation energy, which is approximately a three-fold increase in the maximum safe dose that can be given by external beam radiation alone.