Image guidance based on prostate position for prostate cancer proton therapy.

@article{Vargas2008ImageGB,
  title={Image guidance based on prostate position for prostate cancer proton therapy.},
  author={Carlos Enrique Vargas and Marcus Wagner and Daniel J Indelicato and Amber Fryer and D. W. Horne and Angela Chellini and Craig Mckenzie and Paula Lawlor and Chaitali N. Mahajan and Zuofeng Li and Liyong Lin and Sameer Ramchandra Keole},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2008},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={1322-8}
}
PURPOSE To determine the target coverage for proton therapy with and without image guidance and daily prebeam reorientation. METHODS AND MATERIALS A total of 207 prostate positions were analyzed for 9 prostate cancer patients treated using our low-risk prostate proton therapy protocol (University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute 001). The planning target volume was defined as the prostate plus a 5-mm axial and 8-mm superoinferior extension. The prostate was repositioned using 5- and 10-mm… CONTINUE READING

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