Guidelines for primary radiotherapy of patients with prostate cancer.

  title={Guidelines for primary radiotherapy of patients with prostate cancer.},
  author={Dirk Boehmer and Philippe Maingon and Philip H P Poortmans and M Baron and Raymond Miralbell and Vincent M Remouchamps and Christopher D. Scrase and Alberto Trombetta Wei Jiang Elisa Bertino Lorenzo Bossi and Michel Bolla},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  volume={79 3},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSES The appropriate application of 3-D conformal radiotherapy, intensity modulated radiotherapy or image guided radiotherapy for patients undergoing radiotherapy for prostate cancer requires a standardisation of target delineation as well as clinical quality assurance procedures. PATIENTS AND METHODS Pathological and imaging studies provide valuable information on tumour extension. In addition, clinical investigations on patient positioning and immobilisation as well as… CONTINUE READING