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Comparison of Acuros (AXB) and Anisotropic Analytical Algorithm (AAA) for dose calculation in treatment of oesophageal cancer: effects on modelling tumour control probability.

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AIM: To investigate systematic changes in dose arising when treatment plans optimised using the Anisotropic Analytical Algorithm (AAA) are recalculated using Acuros XB (AXB) in patients treated with definitive chemoradiotherapy (dCRT) for locally advanced oesophageal cancers. BACKGROUND: We have compared treatment plans created using AAA with those recalculated using AXB. Although the Anisotropic Analytical Algorithm (AAA) is currently more widely used in clinical routine, Acuros XB (AXB) has...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13014-014-0286-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology, CRUK/MRC Ox Inst For Radiation Oncology
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Radiation Oncology Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 286
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
1748-717X
ISSN:
1748-717X
URN:
uuid:367ffa6c-a918-42de-b668-72bf15265240
Source identifiers:
510378
Local pid:
pubs:510378
Language:
English

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