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Gross Target Volume

Known as: GTV 
The gross palpable or visible/demonstrable extent and location of malignant growth.
National Institutes of Health

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2012
Highly Cited
2012
PURPOSE Spinal stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is increasingly used to manage spinal metastases. However, target volume… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE To assess three-dimensional tumor motion caused by respiration and internal target volume (ITV) for radiotherapy of lung… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE To investigate the magnitudes of the changes in mobility and volume of locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The second part of the GYN GEC ESTRO working group recommendations is focused on 3D dose-volume parameters for brachytherapy of… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Brachytherapy (BT) plays a crucial role in the management of invasive cervix cancer from stage I to IV… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE To assess the need for gross tumor volume (GTV) delineation protocols in head-and-neck cancer (HNC) treatment planning by… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE To compare computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, and fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT) has recently become widely available with applications for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To update our experience with intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in the treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To quantify interobserver variation in gross tumor volume (GTV) localization using CT images for patients with non-small… Expand
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