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Hippocampal avoidance with volumetric modulated arc therapy in melanoma brain metastases – the first Australian experience
PurposeVolumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) can deliver intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) like dose distributions in a short time; this allows the expansion of IMRT treatments to palliativeExpand
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Hippocampal Avoidance Whole BrainRadiation Therapy is Associated withPreservation of Hippocampal Volume at SixMonths: A Case Series
Background: WBRTMel is a Phase 3 randomised trial comparing immediate whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) with or without hippocampal avoidance (HA) with observation after local treatment of 1-3Expand
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Volumetric modulated arc therapy is superior to conventional intensity modulated radiotherapy - a comparison among prostate cancer patients treated in an Australian centre
BackgroundRadiotherapy technology is expanding rapidly. Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) technologies such as RapidArc® (RA) may be a more efficient way of delivering intensity-modulatedExpand
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Chest wall desmoid tumours treated with definitive radiotherapy: a plan comparison of 3D conformal radiotherapy, intensity-modulated radiotherapy and volumetric-modulated arc radiotherapy
PurposeDefinitive radiotherapy is often used for chest wall desmoid tumours due to size or anatomical location. The delivery of radiotherapy is challenging due to the large size and constraints ofExpand
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Change in the Hippocampal Volume After Whole-Brain Radiation Therapy With or Without Hippocampal Avoidance Technique
version 4.0). The primary end point was local control (LC), and the secondary end points were intracranial progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS). Kaplan-Meier method was used.Expand
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Volumetric Modulated Arc therapy for brain metastases: a single institution audit
Poster: "RANZCR FRO 2012 / RO-0006 / Volumetric Modulated Arc therapy for brain metastases: a single institution audit" by: "R. Awad, G. Fogarty, A. Hong, P. Kelly, D. Ng, D. Santos, L. Haydu; CrowsExpand