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Toxicity of three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy for accelerated partial breast irradiation.
PURPOSE To assess the incidence and severity of late normal tissue toxicity using three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy to deliver accelerated partial breast irradiation. METHODS AND MATERIALS AExpand
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Planning the breast boost: comparison of three techniques and evolution of tumor bed during treatment.
PURPOSE To evaluate the accuracy of two clinical techniques for electron boost planning compared with computed tomography (CT)-based planning. Additionally, we evaluated the tumor bed characteristicsExpand
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The effect of dose-volume parameters and interfraction interval on cosmetic outcome and toxicity after 3-dimensional conformal accelerated partial breast irradiation.
PURPOSE To evaluate dose-volume parameters and the interfraction interval (IFI) as they relate to cosmetic outcome and normal tissue effects of 3-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT) forExpand
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Dose modeling of noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy in comparison to electron beam boost and three-dimensional conformal accelerated partial breast irradiation.
PURPOSE To perform dose modeling of a noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy (NIIGBB) for comparison to electrons and 3DCRT. METHODS AND MATERIALS The novel technology used in this study isExpand
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Axillary lymph node dose with tangential whole breast radiation in the prone versus supine position: a dosimetric study
BackgroundProne breast positioning reduces skin reaction and heart and lung dose, but may also reduce radiation dose to axillary lymph nodes (ALNs).MethodsWomen with early stage breast cancer treatedExpand
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Comparison of tumor and normal tissue dose for accelerated partial breast irradiation using an electronic brachytherapy eBx source and an Iridium‐192 source
The objective of this study has been to compare treatment plans for patients treated with electronic brachytherapy (eBx) using the Axxent System as adjuvant therapy for early stage breast cancer withExpand
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Modeling study for optimization of skin dose for partial breast irradiation using Xoft Axxent electronic brachytherapy applicator.
PURPOSE Balloon brachytherapy with the MammoSite system (Hologic Inc., Bedford, MA) is a widely used approach for accelerated partial breast irradiation. Inherent to this approach, high skin dosesExpand
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Dose-modeling study to compare external beam techniques from protocol NSABP B-39/RTOG 0413 for patients with highly unfavorable cardiac anatomy.
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to select patients with heart anatomy that is specifically unfavorable for tangential irradiation in whole-breast radiotherapy (WBRT), to be used as an experimentalExpand
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A commissioning procedure for breast intracavitary electronic brachytherapy systems
In this work, we report a comprehensive quality assurance (QA) process for the commissioning of an Electronic Brachytherapy (EB) system at one of the first U.S. sites to apply the device clinically.Expand
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The rationale, technique, and feasibility of partial breast irradiation using noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy.
PURPOSE Noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy (NIBB) is a novel approach to deliver accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI). NIBB is noninvasive, yet maintains a high degree ofExpand
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