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Organ-sparing Intensity-modulated radiotherapy for anal cancer using the ACTII schedule: a comparison of conventional and intensity-modulated radiotherapy plans.

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AIMS: Conventional external beam radiotherapy for anal cancer is associated with a high rate of treatment-related morbidity. The purpose of this retrospective study was to compare the dosimetric advantages of three intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) plans with the conventional plan with regards to organs at risk avoidance delivering the ACTII schedule of 50.4 Gy in 1.8 Gy/fraction: 17 fractions for phase 1 and 11 fractions for phase 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ten anal cancer patients (T1...

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10.1016/j.clon.2012.08.008

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Journal:
Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))
Volume:
25
Issue:
3
Pages:
155-161
Publication date:
2013-03-05
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EISSN:
1433-2981
ISSN:
0936-6555
URN:
uuid:d1f17335-2de2-4640-9377-84742d2491fb
Source identifiers:
366063
Local pid:
pubs:366063

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