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Thyroid disorders in patients treated with radiotherapy for head-and-neck cancer: a retrospective analysis of seventy-three patients.
PURPOSE To evaluate the incidence of thyroid disorders and dose distribution to the thyroid in patients treated with radiotherapy for head-and-neck carcinomas. METHODS AND MATERIALS A retrospectiveExpand
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Radiation exposure after permanent prostate brachytherapy.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Limited information is available on the true radiation exposure and associated risks for the relatives of the patients submitted to prostate brachytherapy with permanentExpand
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Prospective study on the dose distribution to the acoustic structures during postoperative 3D conformal radiotherapy for parotid tumors
Background and Purpose:To analyze dose distribution in the hearing organ and to evaluate the dose effect on the hearing thresholds in patients treated with post-parotidectomy 3-dimensional conformalExpand
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Salvage Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Isolated Lymph Node Recurrent Prostate Cancer: Single Institution Series of 94 Consecutive Patients and 124 Lymph Nodes
Background The purpose of the study was to evaluate the prostate serum antigen (PSA) response, local control, progression‐free survival (PFS), and toxicity of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT)Expand
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Irradiation with standard tangential breast fields in patients treated with conservative surgery and sentinel node biopsy: using a three-dimensional tool to evaluate the first level coverage of the
Recent data show that axillary coverage can be obtained, but only through a selective CT-based treatment planning, as standard tangential fields are inadequate to deliver therapeutic doses.Expand
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Set-up errors in head and neck cancer patients treated with intensity modulated radiation therapy: Quantitative comparison between three-dimensional cone-beam CT and two-dimensional kilovoltage
OBJECTIVES To compare the patient set-up error detection capabilities of three-dimensional cone beam computed tomography (3D-CBCT) and two-dimensional orthogonal kilovoltage (2D-kV) techniques. Expand
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In vivo dosimetry using radiochromic films during intraoperative electron beam radiation therapy in early-stage breast cancer.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To check the dose delivered to patients during intraoperative electron beam radiation therapy (IOERT) for early breast cancer and also to define appropriate action levels. Expand
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Rationale and Protocol of AIRC IG-13218, Short-Term Radiotherapy for Early Prostate Cancer with Concomitant Boost to the Dominant Lesion
Introduction Of the different treatments for early prostate cancer, hypofractionated external-beam radiotherapy is one of the most interesting and studied options. Methods The main objective of thisExpand
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Reirradiation for isolated local recurrence of prostate cancer: Mono-institutional series of 64 patients treated with salvage stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT).
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate high-precision external beam reirradiation (re-EBRT) for local relapse of prostate cancer (PCa) after radiotherapy. METHODS: This retrospective study included patients withExpand
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Multimodal image registration for the identification of dominant intraprostatic lesion in high-precision radiotherapy treatments.
PURPOSE The integration of CT and multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) is a challenging task in high-precision radiotherapy for prostate cancer. A simple methodology for multimodal deformable imageExpand
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