Intensity modulated radiation-therapy for preoperative posterior abdominal wall irradiation of retroperitoneal liposarcomas.

@article{Bossi2007IntensityMR,
  title={Intensity modulated radiation-therapy for preoperative posterior abdominal wall irradiation of retroperitoneal liposarcomas.},
  author={Alberto Bossi and Ivo de Wever and Erik van Limbergen and Bianca Vanstraelen},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2007},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={164-70}
}
PURPOSE Preoperative external-beam radiation therapy (preop RT) in the management of Retroperitoneal Liposarcomas (RPLS) typically involves the delivery of radiation to the entire tumor mass: yet this may not be necessary. The purpose of this study is to evaluate a new strategy of preop RT for RPLS in which the target volume is limited to the contact area between the tumoral mass and the posterior abdominal wall. METHODS AND MATERIALS Between June 2000 and Jan 2005, 18 patients with the… CONTINUE READING

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