High-dose radiotherapy with intensity-modulated radiation therapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Kang2011HighdoseRW,
  title={High-dose radiotherapy with intensity-modulated radiation therapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Min Kyu Kang and Myung Se Kim and Sung Kyu Kim and Gi Won Ye and Heon Lee and Tae Nyeun Kim and Jong Ryul Eun},
  journal={Tumori},
  year={2011},
  volume={97 6},
  pages={724-31}
}
AIMS AND BACKGROUND We report the results of intensity-modulated radiotherapy for patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma who were not candidate for local ablative therapies, transarterial chemoembolization or hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy. METHODS AND STUDY DESIGN Between 2003 and 2008, 27 patients were treated with high-dose radiotherapy (median dose, 50.4 Gy). The equivalent sphere size of tumors was 11.4 ± 2.6 cm. Nineteen and 8 patients were Child-Pugh class A and B… CONTINUE READING

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