Target margins in radiotherapy of prostate cancer.

@article{Yartsev2016TargetMI,
  title={Target margins in radiotherapy of prostate cancer.},
  author={Slav Yartsev and Glenn Bauman},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={89 1067},
  pages={20160312}
}
We reviewed the literature on the use of margins in radiotherapy of patients with prostate cancer, focusing on different options for image guidance (IG) and technical issues. The search in PubMed database was limited to include studies that involved external beam radiotherapy of the intact prostate. Post-prostatectomy studies, brachytherapy and particle therapy were excluded. Each article was characterized according to the IG strategy used: positioning on external marks using room lasers, bone… CONTINUE READING