Radiotherapy of mobile tumors.

  title={Radiotherapy of mobile tumors.},
  author={Steve B. Jiang},
  journal={Seminars in radiation oncology},
  volume={16 4},
In this overview, we discuss some major issues related to the management of mobile tumors and gating in radiotherapy. For most types of organ motion, there are both interfraction and intrafraction components. For respiratory motion, the magnitudes of these 2 components can be comparable and therefore both should be handled carefully. The motion artifacts in computed tomography (CT) simulation are discussed and the 4-dimensional CT scan technique is recommended for treatment simulation of… CONTINUE READING
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