Dosimetric study of volumetric modulated arc therapy fields for total marrow irradiation.


BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Normal organ toxicity is the leading factor that limits dose escalation in total body irradiation for bone marrow transplant (BMT) patients. In recent years, total marrow irradiation (TMI) using the helical tomotherapy (HT) system is being used as a more targeted form of TBI to treat BMT patients. In this study, we evaluated the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.radonc.2011.06.005