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Radiation dose-volume effects in the heart.
The literature is reviewed to identify the main clinical and dose-volume predictors for acute and late radiation-induced heart disease. A clear quantitative dose and/or volume dependence for mostExpand
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Fatal pneumonitis associated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy for mesothelioma.
PURPOSE To describe the initial experience at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women's Hospital with intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) as adjuvant therapy after extrapleuralExpand
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Dose to larynx predicts for swallowing complications after intensity-modulated radiotherapy.
PURPOSE To evaluate early swallowing after intensity-modulated radiotherapy for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and determine factors correlating with aspiration and/or stricture. METHODS ANDExpand
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An evidence based review of proton beam therapy: the report of ASTRO's emerging technology committee.
Proton beam therapy (PBT) is a novel method for treating malignant disease with radiotherapy. The purpose of this work was to evaluate the state of the science of PBT and arrive at a recommendationExpand
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Radiation dose-volume effects in the larynx and pharynx.
The dose-volume outcome data for RT-associated laryngeal edema, laryngeal dysfunction, and dysphagia, have only recently been addressed, and are summarized. For late dysphagia, a major issue isExpand
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Randomized Phase II Study Comparing Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation Alone to Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation and Consolidative Extracranial Irradiation for Extensive‐Disease Small Cell Lung Cancer
Introduction: NRG Oncology RTOG 0937 is a randomized phase II trial evaluating 1‐year overall survival (OS) with prophylactic cranial irradiation (PCI) or PCI plus consolidative radiation therapyExpand
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Experimental evaluation of the accuracy of skin dose calculation for a commercial treatment planning system
The present work uses the Eclipse treatment planning system (TPS) to investigate the accuracy of skin dose calculations. Micro‐MOSFETs (metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistors) were usedExpand
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Assessment of response of brain metastases to radiotherapy by PET imaging of apoptosis with 18F-ML-10
PurposeEarly assessment of tumor response to therapy is vital for treatment optimization for the individual cancer patient. Induction of apoptosis is an early and nearly universal effect ofExpand
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Evaluation of the interplay effect when using RapidArc to treat targets moving in the craniocaudal or right-left direction.
PURPOSE We have investigated the dosimetric errors caused by the interplay between the motions of the LINAC and the tumor during the delivery of a volume modulated arc therapy treatment. ThisExpand
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