Establishing Cost-Effective Allocation of Proton Therapy for Breast Irradiation.

Abstract

PURPOSE Cardiac toxicity due to conventional breast radiation therapy (RT) has been extensively reported, and it affects both the life expectancy and quality of life of affected women. Given the favorable oncologic outcomes in most women irradiated for breast cancer, it is increasingly paramount to minimize treatment side effects and improve survivorship… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.02.031

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