The Journal of Radiotherapy and Medical Oncology (formerly Radioterapie & Oncologie Medicală) pub- lishes papers, which are of a high standard and which contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of radiotherapy and medical oncology. The journal also publishes review articles, case reports and brief communications (including book re- views) on those specific topics. Review articles should report current and/or fundamental aspects in oncology; case reports should focus on diagnostic, therapeutic and post-therapeutic problems. Letters to the Editor, mentioning an opinion on an arti- cle previously published or referring to current points of interest, are welcome. Technical notes will also be accepted if on topics of professional interest. The website address of the Journal of Radiotherapy and Medical Oncology is