Hypofractionated Conformal Radiotherapy (HCRT) for Primary and Metastatic Lung Cancers with Small Dimension

@article{Mirri2009HypofractionatedCR,
  title={Hypofractionated Conformal Radiotherapy (HCRT) for Primary and Metastatic Lung Cancers with Small Dimension},
  author={Maria Alessandra Mirri and Giorgio Arcangeli and Marcello Benassi and Annelisa d’Angelo and Valentina Pinzi and Mauro Caterino and Massimo Rinaldi and Anna Ceribelli and Lidia Strigari},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie},
  year={2009},
  volume={185},
  pages={27-33}
}
To report on the clinical outcome of hypofractionated conformal radiotherapy (HCRT) for medically inoperable stage I non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) or limited pulmonary metastases ≤ 5 cm in diameter. From June 2003 to March 2007, 40 patients (42 lesions) underwent HCRT consisting of 40 Gy in five fractions over 2.5 weeks received by at least 95% of planning target volume. All patients underwent CT simulation and treatment under free shallow breathing. To evaluate target displacement… CONTINUE READING
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