Chiara Bampo

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In most centres, the choice of the optimal activity to be administered in selective intra-arterial radioembolization with microspheres is nowadays based on empirical models which do not take into account the evaluation of tumour and non tumour individual absorbed dose, despite plenty of published data which showed that local efficacy is correlated to tumour(More)
AIM Our goal was to limit liver toxicity and to obtain good efficacy by developing a dosimetric treatment planning strategy. While several dosimetric evaluations are reported in literature, the main problem of the safety of the treatment is rarely addressed. Our work is the first proposal of a treatment planning method for glass spheres, including both(More)
OBJECTIVES Our aim was to assess FDG-PET/CT as a surrogate biomarker of the pathological complete response in locally advanced rectal cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation. METHODS T3-4 and/or N+ rectal cancer patients were treated prospectively with capecitabine-based chemoradiation and total mesorectal excision 7-8 weeks later. FDG-PET/CT(More)
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