Dosimetric and clinical outcome in image-based high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for anal cancer.

@article{Kapoor2014DosimetricAC,
  title={Dosimetric and clinical outcome in image-based high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for anal cancer.},
  author={Rakesh R. Kapoor and Divya Khosla and Arvind Kumar Shukla and Ritesh Kumar and Rajesh K Gupta and Arun Singh Oinam and Suresh Chandra Sharma},
  journal={Brachytherapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={
          388-93
        }
}
PURPOSE To evaluate dosimetric and clinical outcome in patients of anal cancer treated with image-based interstitial high-dose-rate brachytherapy following chemoradiation. METHODS AND MATERIALS Sixteen patients with anal cancer were treated with chemoradiation followed by brachytherapy boost with image-based high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy from January 2007 to June 2011. Two brachytherapy dose schedules were used: 21 Gy in seven fractions and 18 Gy in six fractions depending on… CONTINUE READING
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