Broadening the scope of image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT).

  title={Broadening the scope of image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT).},
  author={Carlo Greco and C Clifton Ling},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  volume={47 7},
The recent wave of enthusiasm for image guidance in radiation therapy is largely due to the advent of on-line imaging devices. The current narrow definition of image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), in fact, essentially connotes the use of near real-time imaging during treatment delivery to reduce uncertainties in target position and should therefore be termed IGRT-D. However, a broader (and more appropriate) context of image-guidance should include: (1) detection and diagnosis, (2) delineation of… CONTINUE READING

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