Imaging dose in breast radiotherapy: does breast size affect the dose to the organs at risk and the risk of secondary cancer to the contralateral breast?

@inproceedings{Batumalai2015ImagingDI,
  title={Imaging dose in breast radiotherapy: does breast size affect the dose to the organs at risk and the risk of secondary cancer to the contralateral breast?},
  author={Vikneswary Batumalai and Alexandra Hayley Quinn and Michael B Jameson and Geoff P Delaney and Lois C Holloway},
  booktitle={Journal of medical radiation sciences},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Correct target positioning is crucial for accurate dose delivery in breast radiotherapy resulting in utilisation of daily imaging. However, the radiation dose from daily imaging is associated with increased probability of secondary induced cancer. The aim of this study was to quantify doses associated with three imaging modalities and investigate the correlation of dose and varying breast size in breast radiotherapy. METHODS Planning computed tomography (CT) data sets of 30… CONTINUE READING
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