Held-breath self-gating technique for radiotherapy of non-small-cell lung cancer: a feasibility study.


PURPOSE To examine the feasibility of a held-breath self-gating (HBSG) technique in the radiotherapy of lung cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixteen consecutive eligible and consenting patients undergoing radiotherapy for non-small-cell lung cancer were accrued for this study. The patients underwent a standardized training session and were then asked to… (More)