Comparison of three strategies in management of independent movement of the prostate and pelvic lymph nodes.

@article{Xia2010ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of three strategies in management of independent movement of the prostate and pelvic lymph nodes.},
  author={Ping Xia and Peng Qi and Andrew Hwang and Erica Kinsey and Jean Pouliot and Mack Roach},
  journal={Medical physics},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 9},
  pages={5006-13}
}
PURPOSE Concurrent irradiation of the prostate and pelvic lymph nodes is technically challenging due to treating one moving target and one immobile target. The purposes of this article are to propose a new management strategy and to compare this strategy to the conventional isocenter shift method and the previously proposed MLC-shifting method. METHODS To cope with two target volumes (one moving and one immobile), the authors propose a new management strategy referred to as multiple adaptive… CONTINUE READING