Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for lung cancer patients previously treated with conventional radiotherapy: a review

@inproceedings{Amini2014StereotacticBR,
  title={Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for lung cancer patients previously treated with conventional radiotherapy: a review},
  author={Arya Amini and Norman Yeh and Laurie E. Gaspar and Brian D. Kavanagh and Sana D. Karam},
  booktitle={Radiation oncology},
  year={2014}
}
Lung cancer continues to be one of the most prevalent malignancies worldwide and is the leading cause of death in both men and women. Presently, local control rates are quite poor. Improvements in imaging and radiation treatment delivery systems however have provided radiation oncologists with new tools to better target these tumors. Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is one such technique that has shown efficacy as upfront treatment for lung cancer. In addition, more recent studies… CONTINUE READING
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