Technical Aspects of Image-Based Treatment Planning of Rectal Carcinoma

Robert Myerson, Robert Drzymala

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    The role of 3-dimensional treatment planning in the management of rectal cancer is not well defined. This report reviews technical guidelines for simulation, defining target volumes, and suggested beam configurations. Outcome from pilot clinical trials, with emphasis on the impact of volume and dose on tumor response and treatment morbidity is discussed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)433-440
    Number of pages8
    JournalSeminars in Radiation Oncology
    Issue number4
    StatePublished - Oct 2003


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