Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy Improves the Target Coverage Over 3-D Planning While Meeting Lung Tolerance Doses for All Patients With Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma


Ulger S., ÇETİN B. E. , ÇATLI DİNÇ S. , SARAÇ CANBOLAT H. , Kilic D., BORA H.

TECHNOLOGY IN CANCER RESEARCH & TREATMENT, vol.16, no.3, pp.332-338, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1533034616678110
  • Title of Journal : TECHNOLOGY IN CANCER RESEARCH & TREATMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.332-338
  • Keywords: IMRT, 3-D CRT, mesothelioma, EXTRAPLEURAL PNEUMONECTOMY, HEMITHORACIC RADIATION, TRIMODALITY THERAPY, RADIOTHERAPY, IMRT, MANAGEMENT, RESECTION, PATTERNS, FAILURE

Abstract

Purpose: To investigate high conformality on target coverage and the ability on creating strict lung dose limitation of intensity-modulated radiation therapy in malignant pleural mesothelioma.