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The influence of dose distribution on treatment outcome in the SCOPE 1 oesophageal cancer trial

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Purpose The first aim of this study was to assess plan quality using a conformity index (CI) and analyse its influence on patient outcome. The second aim was to identify whether clinical and technological factors including planning treatment volume (PTV) volume and treatment delivery method could be related to the CI value.

Methods and materials By extending the original concept of the mean distance to conformity (MDC) index, the OverMDC and UnderMD...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13014-016-0594-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
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Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Article number:
19
Publication date:
2016-02-06
Acceptance date:
2016-01-27
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EISSN:
1748-717X
ISSN:
1748-717X
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:600776
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uuid:6d5dc570-b797-4fef-a470-18f1c10b786e
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pubs:600776
Source identifiers:
600776
Deposit date:
2016-03-15

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