Clinical target volume delineation including elective nodal irradiation in preoperative and definitive radiotherapy of pancreatic cancer

@inproceedings{Caravatta2012ClinicalTV,
  title={Clinical target volume delineation including elective nodal irradiation in preoperative and definitive radiotherapy of pancreatic cancer},
  author={Luciana Caravatta and G. Sallustio and F. Pacelli and Gilbert D. A. Padula and Francesco Deodato and Gabriella Macchia and Mariangela Massaccesi and Vincenzo Picardi and Savino Cilla and Alfonso Marinelli and Numa Cellini and Vincenzo Valentini and Alessio Giuseppe Morganti},
  booktitle={Radiation oncology},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Radiotherapy (RT) is widely used in the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Currently, recommendation has been given for the delineation of the clinical target volume (CTV) in adjuvant RT. Based on recently reviewed pathologic data, the aim of this study is to propose criteria for the CTV definition and delineation including elective nodal irradiation (ENI) in the preoperative and definitive treatment of pancreatic cancer. METHODS The anatomical structures of interest, as well as the… CONTINUE READING
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