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In vivo quality assurance of volumetric modulated arc therapy for ano-rectal cancer with thermoluminescent dosimetry and image-guidance

Published inRadiotherapy and oncology, vol. 111, no. 3, p. 406-411
Publication date2014
Abstract

To assess in vivo dose distribution using cone-beam computed tomography scans (CBCTs) and thermoluminescent dosimeters (TLDs) in patients with anal or rectal cancer treated with volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT).

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols/therapeutic use
  • Anus Neoplasms/drug therapy/pathology/radiotherapy
  • Cone-Beam Computed Tomography/methods
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care
  • Radiochemistry
  • Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted/methods
  • Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated/methods
  • Rectal Neoplasms/drug therapy/pathology/radiotherapy
  • Thermoluminescent Dosimetry/methods
Citation (ISO format)
DIPASQUALE, Giovanna et al. In vivo quality assurance of volumetric modulated arc therapy for ano-rectal cancer with thermoluminescent dosimetry and image-guidance. In: Radiotherapy and oncology, 2014, vol. 111, n° 3, p. 406–411. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2014.04.014
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