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Conformity analysis to demonstrate reproducibility of target volumes for Margin-Intense Stereotactic Radiotherapy for borderline-resectable pancreatic cancer.

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Background and purpose

Margin-directed neoadjuvant radiotherapy for borderline-resectable pancreatic cancer (BRPC) aims to facilitate clear surgical margins. A systematic method was developed for definition of a boost target volume prior to a formal phase-I study.

Material and methods

Reference structures were defined by two oncologists and one radiologist, target structures were submitted by eight oncologist investigators and compared using conformity indices. Re...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.radonc.2016.08.001

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
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Holyoake, DLP
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Partridge, M
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Hawkins, MA
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Radiotherapy and Oncology Journal website
Volume:
121
Issue:
1
Pages:
86-91
Publication date:
2016-08-09
Acceptance date:
2016-08-01
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ISSN:
0167-8140
Pubs id:
pubs:640554
URN:
uri:f3308308-7e3f-4fc3-836a-806ac0ef4706
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uuid:f3308308-7e3f-4fc3-836a-806ac0ef4706
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pubs:640554

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