VMAT planning study in rectal cancer patients

  title={VMAT planning study in rectal cancer patients},
  author={Jun Shang and Wei Kong and Yan-Yang Wang and Zhe Ding and Gang Yan and Hong Zhe},
  booktitle={Radiation oncology},
BACKGROUND To compare the dosimetric differences among fixed field intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), single-arc volumetric-modulated arc therapy (SA-VMAT) and double-arc volumetric-modulated arc therapy (DA-VMAT) plans in rectal cancer. METHOD Fifteen patients with rectal cancer previously treated with IMRT in our institution were selected for this study. For each patient, three plans were generated with the planning CT scan: one using a fixed beam IMRT, and two plans using the… CONTINUE READING