Tagged MRI Based Cardiac Motion Modeling and Toxicity Evaluation in Breast Cancer Radiotherapy

@inproceedings{Chen2015TaggedMB,
  title={Tagged MRI Based Cardiac Motion Modeling and Toxicity Evaluation in Breast Cancer Radiotherapy},
  author={Ting Chen and Meral Reyhan and N. C. Yue and Dimitris N. Metaxas and Bruce G. Haffty and Sharad Goyal},
  booktitle={Front. Oncol.},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Recent research showed radiation for breast cancer can increase heart risks (1, 2). In Ref. (2), it has been noted that for every Gy of radiation a women’s heart risk rises 7.4%. However, the correlation between radiation dose and heart tissue damage is still an open problem. A more accurate model of heart damage will significantly improve the… CONTINUE READING