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Computerized design of target margins for treatment uncertainties in conformal radiotherapy.

Authors
  • Mageras, G S
  • Fuks, Z
  • Leibel, S A
  • Ling, C C
  • Zelefsky, M J
  • Kooy, H M
  • van Herk, M
  • Kutcher, G J
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 15, 1999
Volume
43
Issue
2
Pages
437–445
Identifiers
PMID: 10030273
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The method can improve the dose conformality of treatment plans by incorporating population-based measurements of treatment uncertainties and consideration of nontarget tissues in the design of nonuniform target margins.

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