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A treatment planning comparison of four target volume contouring guidelines for locally advanced pancreatic cancer radiotherapy.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Contouring of target volumes varies significantly in radiotherapy of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). There is a lack of consensus as to whether elective lymph nodes (eLN's) should be included or not in the planning target volume (PTV). In the present study we analyzed the dosimetric coverage of the eLN's and organs at risk (OAR) by comparing four different contouring guidelines. METHODS AND MATERIALS: PTVs were delineated with (Oxford and RTOG guidelines) or w...

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Journal:
Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
Volume:
107
Issue:
2
Pages:
200-206
Publication date:
2013-05-05
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EISSN:
1879-0887
ISSN:
0167-8140
URN:
uuid:4ce409de-04a3-4acd-b0ea-85f5a66b0f54
Source identifiers:
401456
Local pid:
pubs:401456

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