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Use of normal tissue complication probability models in the clinic.
The Quantitative Analysis of Normal Tissue Effects in the Clinic (QUANTEC) review summarizes the currently available three-dimensional dose/volume/outcome data to update and refine the normal tissueExpand
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American Cancer Society/American Society of Clinical Oncology Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Guideline.
The purpose of the American Cancer Society/American Society of Clinical Oncology Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Guideline is to provide recommendations to assist primary care and other clinicians inExpand
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Accelerated partial breast irradiation consensus statement from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).
PURPOSE To present guidance for patients and physicians regarding the use of accelerated partial-breast irradiation (APBI), based on current published evidence complemented by expert opinion. Expand
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Quantitative Analyses of Normal Tissue Effects in the Clinic (QUANTEC): an introduction to the scientific issues.
Advances in dose-volume/outcome (or normal tissue complication probability, NTCP) modeling since the seminal Emami paper from 1991 are reviewed. There has been some progress with an increasing numberExpand
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Radiation-related heart disease: current knowledge and future prospects.
INTRODUCTIONIt has been recognized since the 1960s that the heart may bedamaged by substantial doses of radiation [>30 Gray (Gy)],such as used to occur during mantle radiotherapy for Hodg-kinExpand
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Radiation pneumonitis as a function of mean lung dose: an analysis of pooled data of 540 patients.
PURPOSE To determine the relation between the incidence of radiation pneumonitis and the three-dimensional dose distribution in the lung. METHODS AND MATERIALS In five institutions, the incidenceExpand
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Radiation dose-volume effects in the lung.
The three-dimensional dose, volume, and outcome data for lung are reviewed in detail. The rate of symptomatic pneumonitis is related to many dosimetric parameters, and there are no evident thresholdExpand
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Radiation dose-volume effects in the brain.
We have reviewed the published data regarding radiotherapy (RT)-induced brain injury. Radiation necrosis appears a median of 1-2 years after RT; however, cognitive decline develops over many years.Expand
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Accelerated partial breast irradiation consensus statement from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).
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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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