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Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology 1/2015

Ausgabe 1/2015

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 267 Artikel )

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The use of positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging in radiation therapy: a phantom study for setting internal target volume of biological target volume

Wataru Kawakami, Akihiro Takemura, Kunihiko Yokoyama, Kenichi Nakajima, Syoichi Yokoyama, Kichiro Koshida

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analysis of motion of the rectum during preoperative intensity modulated radiation therapy for rectal cancer using cone-beam computed tomography

Hideomi Yamashita, Ryousuke Takenaka, Akira Sakumi, Akihiro Haga, Kuni Otomo, Keiichi Nakagawa

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Rules of parotid gland dose variations and shift during intensity modulated radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Wei Wang, Haihua Yang, Yucheng Mi, Wei Hu, Weijun Ding, Youyou Xie, Yujie Cai, Xiaofeng Chen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pretreatment 18 F-FDG uptake heterogeneity can predict survival in patients with locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma——a retrospective study

Zhongyi Yang, Qi Shi, Yongping Zhang, Herong Pan, Zhifeng Yao, Silong Hu, Wei Shi, Beiling Zhu, Yingjian Zhang, Chaosu Hu

01.12.2015 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiac and inflammatory biomarkers do not correlate with volume of heart or lung receiving radiation

Angera H Kuo, Marek Ancukiewicz, Kevin R Kozak, Torunn I Yock, Timothy P Padera

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of head and neck cancer adaptive radiotherapy to spare the parotid glands and decrease the risk of xerostomia

Joel Castelli, Antoine Simon, Guillaume Louvel, Olivier Henry, Enrique Chajon, Mohamed Nassef, Pascal Haigron, Guillaume Cazoulat, Juan David Ospina, Franck Jegoux, Karen Benezery, Renaud de Crevoisier

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Attenuation measurements show that the presence of a TachoSil surgical patch will not compromise target irradiation in intra-operative electron radiation therapy or high-dose-rate brachytherapy

Sandra Sarmento, Filipa Costa, Alexandre Pereira, Joana Lencart, Anabela Dias, Luís Cunha, Olga Sousa, José Pedro Silva, Lúcio Santos

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pre-radiotherapy feeding tube identifies a poor prognostic subset of postoperative p16 positive oropharyngeal carcinoma patients

Vivek Verma, Jingxia Liu, Laura Eschen, Jonathan Danieley, Christopher Spencer, James S Lewis Jr, Jason Diaz, Jay F Piccirillo, Douglas R Adkins, Brian Nussenbaum, Wade L Thorstad, Hiram A Gay

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reproducibility of deep inspiration breath hold for prone left-sided whole breast irradiation

Thomas Mulliez, Liv Veldeman, Tom Vercauteren, Werner De Gersem, Bruno Speleers, Annick Van Greveling, Dieter Berwouts, Vincent Remouchamps, Rudy Van den Broecke, Wilfried De Neve

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

S-1 plus cisplatin with concurrent radiotherapy versus cisplatin alone with concurrent radiotherapy for stage III non-small cell lung cancer: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Lei Yao, Shidong Xu, Jianyu Xu, Chaoyang Yang, Junfeng Wang, Dawei Sun

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Gradient-based delineation of the primary GTV on FLT PET in squamous cell cancer of the thoracic esophagus and impact on radiotherapy planning

Guifang Zhang, Dali Han, Changsheng Ma, Jie Lu, Tao Sun, Tonghai Liu, Jian Zhu, Jingwei Zhou, Yong Yin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Role of in vivo dosimetry with radiochromic films for dose verification during cutaneous radiation therapy

Hong-Wei Liu, James Gräfe, Rao Khan, Ivo Olivotto, J Eduardo Villarreal Barajas

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Accuracy of inverse treatment planning on substitute CT images derived from MR data for brain lesions

Joakim H Jonsson, Mohammad M Akhtari, Magnus G Karlsson, Adam Johansson, Thomas Asklund, Tufve Nyholm

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intensity modulated radiotherapy for locally advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer: a mono-institutional retrospective analysis

Zheng Wang, Zhi-Gang Ren, Ning-Yi Ma, Jian-Dong Zhao, Zhen Zhang, Xue-Jun Ma, Jiang Long, Jin Xu, Guo-Liang Jiang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Radiation therapy at the end of life: a population-based study examining palliative treatment intensity

Marie-Adele Sorel Kress, Roxanne E Jensen, Huei-Ting Tsai, Tania Lobo, Andrew Satinsky, Arnold L Potosky

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects on heart function of neoadjuvant chemotherapy and chemoradiotherapy in patients with cancer in the esophagus or gastroesophageal junction – a prospective cohort pilot study within a randomized clinical trial

Mikael Lund, Gabriella Alexandersson von Döbeln, Magnus Nilsson, Reidar Winter, Lars Lundell, Jon A Tsai, Sigridur Kalman

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analysis of late toxicity in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients treated with intensity modulated radiation therapy

YingJie Zheng, Fei Han, WeiWei Xiao, YanQun Xiang, LiXia Lu, XiaoWu Deng, NianJi Cui, Chong Zhao

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Treatment outcomes of extended-field radiation therapy and the effect of concurrent chemotherapy on uterine cervical cancer with para-aortic lymph node metastasis

Hong In Yoon, Jihye Cha, Ki Chang Keum, Ha Yoon Lee, Eun Ji Nam, Sang Wun Kim, Sunghoon Kim, Young Tae Kim, Gwi Eon Kim, Yong Bae Kim

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Parotid gland shrinkage during IMRT predicts the time to Xerostomia resolution

Giuseppe Sanguineti, Francesco Ricchetti, Binbin Wu, Todd McNutt, Claudio Fiorino

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Definitive intensity modulated radiotherapy in locally advanced hypopharygeal and laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma: mature treatment results and patterns of locoregional failure

Andreas Geretschläger, Beat Bojaxhiu, Alan Dal Pra, Dominic Leiser, Michael Schmücking, Andreas Arnold, Pirus Ghadjar, Daniel M Aebersold

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of weight loss on survival after chemoradiation for locally advanced head and neck Cancer: secondary results of a randomized phase III trial (SAKK 10/94)

Pirus Ghadjar, Stefanie Hayoz, Frank Zimmermann, Stephan Bodis, David Kaul, Harun Badakhshi, Jacques Bernier, Gabriela Studer, Ludwig Plasswilm, Volker Budach, Daniel M Aebersold, For the Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (SAKK)

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Visualization of data in radiotherapy using web services for optimization of workflow

Stefan Kirrmann, Mark Gainey, Fred Röhner, Markus Hall, Gregor Bruggmoser, Marianne Schmucker, Felix E Heinemann

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Randomized multicenter follow-up trial on the effect of radiotherapy for plantar fasciitis (painful heels spur) depending on dose and fractionation – a study protocol

Henrik Holtmann, Marcus Niewald, Benjamin Prokein, Stefan Graeber, Christian Ruebe

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A phase I dose escalation study of oxaliplatin plus oral S-1 and pelvic radiation in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer (SHOGUN trial)

Soichiro Ishihara, Satoshi Matsusaka, Keisaku Kondo, Hisanaga Horie, Keisuke Uehara, Masahiko Oguchi, Keiko Murofushi, Masashi Ueno, Nobuyuki Mizunuma, Taijyu Shinbo, Daiki Kato, Junji Okuda, Yojiro Hashiguchi, Masanori Nakazawa, Eiji Sunami, Kazushige Kawai, Hideomi Yamashita, Tohru Okada, Yuichi Ishikawa, Toshifusa Nakajima, Toshiaki Watanabe

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pneumomediastinum as a complication of SABR for lung metastases

María Esperanza Rodríguez-Ruiz, Estefanía Arévalo, Ignacio Gil-Bazo, Alicia Olarte García, German Valtueña, Marta Moreno-Jiménez, Leire Arbea-Moreno, Javier Aristu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

GTV delineation in supraglottic laryngeal carcinoma: interobserver agreement of CT versus CT-MR delineation

Elise Anne Jager, Nicolien Kasperts, Joana Caldas-Magalhaes, Mariëlle EP Philippens, Frank A Pameijer, Chris HJ Terhaard, Cornelis PJ Raaijmakers

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Safety of high-dose-rate stereotactic body radiotherapy

Sonja Stieb, Stephanie Lang, Claudia Linsenmeier, Shaun Graydon, Oliver Riesterer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dosimetric comparison between jaw tracking and static jaw techniques in intensity-modulated radiotherapy

Zhongsu Feng, Hao Wu, Yibao Zhang, Yunjun Zhang, Jinsheng Cheng, Xu Su

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Radiation myelitis after hypofractionated radiotherapy with concomitant gefitinib

Victor Lewitzki, Nicolaus Andratschke, Thomas Kuhnt, Guido Hildebrandt

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Acute small-bowel toxicity during neoadjuvant combined radiochemotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer: determination of optimal dose-volume cut-off value predicting grade 2–3 diarrhoea

Tina Reis, Edwin Khazzaka, Grit Welzel, Frederik Wenz, Ralf–Dieter Hofheinz, Sabine Mai

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effectiveness of endoscopic submucosal dissection followed by chemoradiotherapy for superficial esophageal cancer

Gen Kawaguchi, Ryuta Sasamoto, Eisuke Abe, Atsushi Ohta, Hiraku Sato, Kensuke Tanaka, Katsuya Maruyama, Motoki Kaizu, Fumio Ayukawa, Nobuko Yamana, Junyang Liu, Manabu Takeuchi, Masaaki Kobayashi, Hidefumi Aoyama

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of induction chemotherapy on the dosimetric parameters of subsequent radiotherapy: an investigation of 30 consecutive patients with locally-advanced non-small cell lung cancer and modern radiation planning techniques

Jonathan D Grant, Angela Sobremonte, Evangeline Hillebrandt, Pamela K Allen, Daniel R Gomez

01.12.2015 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perilesional edema in radiation necrosis reflects axonal degeneration

Carlos J Perez-Torres, Liya Yuan, Robert E Schmidt, Keith M Rich, Joseph JH Ackerman, Joel R Garbow

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Psychosocial encounters correlates with higher patient-reported functional quality of life in gynecological cancer patients receiving radiotherapy

Penny Fang, Kay See Tan, Surbhi Grover, Mary K McFadien, Andrea B Troxel, Lilie Lin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of tumor attachment to the pleura measured by a pretreatment CT image on outcome of stage I NSCLC treated with stereotactic body radiotherapy

Takaya Yamamoto, Noriyuki Kadoya, Yuko Shirata, Masashi Koto, Kiyokazu Sato, Haruo Matsushita, Toshiyuki Sugawara, Rei Umezawa, Masaki Kubozono, Yojiro Ishikawa, Maiko Kozumi, Noriyoshi Takahashi, Kengo Ito, Yu Katagiri, Ken Takeda, Keiichi Jingu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Distinct increased outliers among 136 rectal cancer patients assessed by γH2AX

Jana Kroeber, Barbara Wenger, Manuela Schwegler, Christoph Daniel, Manfred Schmidt, Cholpon S Djuzenova, Bülent Polat, Michael Flentje, Rainer Fietkau, Luitpold V Distel

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluating organ delineation, dose calculation and daily localization in an open-MRI simulation workflow for prostate cancer patients

Anthony Doemer, Indrin J Chetty, Carri Glide-Hurst, Teamour Nurushev, David Hearshen, Milan Pantelic, Melanie Traughber, Joshua Kim, Kenneth Levin, Mohamed A Elshaikh, Eleanor Walker, Benjamin Movsas

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Infections after fiducial marker implantation for prostate radiotherapy: are we underestimating the risks?

Jasmin Loh, Katie Baker, Swetha Sridharan, Peter Greer, Chris Wratten, Anne Capp, Sarah Gallagher, Jarad Martin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between genetic polymorphisms and carotid atherosclerosis in patients treated with radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Chuang Yuan, Shea Ping Yip, Vincent WC Wu, Dora LW Kwong, Isabella WY Cheuk, Michael Ying

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Distribution pattern of lymph node metastases and its implication in individualized radiotherapeutic clinical target volume delineation of regional lymph nodes in patients with stage IA to IIA cervical cancer

Xinglan Li, Yueju Yin, Xuigui Sheng, Xiaoyun Han, Li Sun, Chunhua Lu, Xiang Wang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessment and topographic characterization of locoregional recurrences in head and neck tumours

Brigida Costa Ferreira, Rui Vale Marques, Leila Khouri, Tânia Santos, Pedro Sá-Couto, Maria do Carmo Lopes

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Live cell imaging at the Munich ion microbeam SNAKE – a status report

Guido A Drexler, Christian Siebenwirth, Sophie E Drexler, Stefanie Girst, Christoph Greubel, Günther Dollinger, Anna A Friedl

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Outcomes of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) treatment of multiple synchronous and recurrent lung nodules

Dawn Owen, Kenneth R Olivier, Charles S Mayo, Robert C Miller, Kathryn Nelson, Heather Bauer, Paul D Brown, Sean S Park, Daniel J Ma, Yolanda I Garces

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hematuria following stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for clinically localized prostate cancer

Marie K Gurka, Leonard N Chen, Aditi Bhagat, Rudy Moures, Joy S Kim, Thomas Yung, Siyuan Lei, Brian T Collins, Pranay Krishnan, Simeng Suy, Anatoly Dritschilo, John H Lynch, Sean P Collins

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Acute adaptive immune response correlates with late radiation-induced pulmonary fibrosis in mice

Alexandra Paun, Amit Kunwar, Christina K Haston

01.12.2015 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Radiation Oncology reviewer acknowledgement 2014

Claus Belka, Thalyana Smith-Vikos

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Guidance of treatment decisions in risk-adapted primary radiotherapy for prostate cancer using multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging: a single center experience

Cedric Panje, Thierry Panje, Paul Martin Putora, Suk-kyum Kim, Sarah Haile, Daniel M Aebersold, Ludwig Plasswilm

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dosimetric effects of the acuros XB and anisotropic analytical algorithm on volumetric modulated arc therapy planning for prostate cancer using an endorectal balloon

Taeryool Koo, Jin-Beom Chung, Keun-Yong Eom, Jin-Yong Seok, In-Ah Kim, Jae-Sung Kim

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Iodine-125 seed brachytherapy for early stage prostate cancer: a single-institution review

Simon Zuber, Susan Weiß, Dieter Baaske, Michael Schöpe, Simon Stevens, Stephan Bodis, Daniel R Zwahlen

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Modern radiation therapy and potential fertility preservation strategies in patients with cervical cancer undergoing chemoradiation

Pirus Ghadjar, Volker Budach, Christhardt Köhler, Andreas Jantke, Simone Marnitz

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Stereotactic radiotherapy of intrapulmonary lesions: comparison of different dose calculation algorithms for Oncentra MasterPlan®

Almut Troeller, Sylvia Garny, Sophia Pachmann, Steffi Kantz, Sabine Gerum, Farkhad Manapov, Ute Ganswindt, Claus Belka, Matthias Söhn

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cellular uptake and in vitro antitumor efficacy of composite liposomes for neutron capture therapy

Tanja Peters, Catrin Grunewald, Matthias Blaickner, Markus Ziegner, Christian Schütz, Dorothee Iffland, Gabriele Hampel, Thomas Nawroth, Peter Langguth

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dose calculation of Acuros XB and Anisotropic Analytical Algorithm in lung stereotactic body radiotherapy treatment with flattening filter free beams and the potential role of calculation grid size

Baotian Huang, Lili Wu, Peixian Lin, Chuangzhen Chen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Salvage radiotherapy in patients with local recurrent esophageal cancer after radical radiochemotherapy

Zhi-guo Zhou, Chan-jun Zhen, Wen-wen Bai, Ping Zhang, Xue-ying Qiao, Jun-li Liang, Xian-shu Gao, Shuo-shuo Wang

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cell-based high-throughput screening assay for radiation susceptibility using automated cell counting

Jasmina Hodzic, Ilse Dingjan, Mariëlle JP Maas, Ida H van der Meulen-Muileman, Renee X de Menezes, Stan Heukelom, Marcel Verheij, Winald R Gerritsen, Albert A Geldof, Baukelien van Triest, Victor W van Beusechem

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ion therapy of prostate cancer: daily rectal dose reduction by application of spacer gel

Antoni Rucinski, Stephan Brons, Daniel Richter, Gregor Habl, Jürgen Debus, Christoph Bert, Thomas Haberer, Oliver Jäkel

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

CAPIRI-IMRT: a phase II study of concurrent capecitabine and irinotecan with intensity-modulated radiation therapy for the treatment of recurrent rectal cancer

Gang Cai, Ji Zhu, Joshua D Palmer, Ye Xu, Weigang Hu, Weilie Gu, Sanjun Cai, Zhen Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intensity-modulated Total Body Irradiation (TBI) with TomoDirect™

Henning Salz, Babette Bohrisch, Simon Howitz, Nico Banz, Kirsten Weibert, Tilo Wiezorek, Thomas G Wendt

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Radiation dose does not influence anastomotic complications in patients with esophageal cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation and transhiatal esophagectomy

Marijn Koëter, Maurice JC van der Sangen, Coen W Hurkmans, Misha DP Luyer, Harm JT Rutten, Grard AP Nieuwenhuijzen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effectiveness and side effects of conformal external beam radiotherapy combined with high-dose-rate brachytherapy boost compared to conformal external beam radiotherapy alone in patients with prostate cancer

Beata Smolska-Ciszewska, Leszek Miszczyk, Brygida Białas, Marek Fijałkowski, Grzegorz Plewicki, Marzena Gawkowska-Suwińska, Monika Giglok, Katarzyna Behrendt, Elżbieta Nowicka, Aleksander Zajusz, Rafał Suwiński

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Palliative radiotherapy with or without additional care by a multidisciplinary palliative care team in patients with newly diagnosed cancer: a retrospective matched pairs comparison

Carsten Nieder, Astrid Dalhaug, Adam Pawinski, Ellinor Haukland, Bård Mannsåker, Kirsten Engljähringer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bone density as a marker for local response to radiotherapy of spinal bone metastases in women with breast cancer: a retrospective analysis

Robert Foerster, Christian Eisele, Thomas Bruckner, Tilman Bostel, Ingmar Schlampp, Robert Wolf, Juergen Debus, Harald Rief

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Local control after radiosurgery for brain metastases: predictive factors and implications for clinical decision

Tâmara Ribeiro de Azevedo Santos, Carmen Freire Tundisi, Henderson Ramos, Maria Aparecida Conte Maia, Antônio Cássio Assis Pellizzon, Maria Letícia Gobo Silva, Ricardo César Fogaroli, Michael Jenwei Chen, Sérgio Hideki Suzuki, José Eduardo Souza Dias Jr, Paulo Issamu Sanematsu Jr, Douglas Guedes de Castro

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Integration of BOLD-fMRI and DTI into radiation treatment planning for high-grade gliomas located near the primary motor cortexes and corticospinal tracts

Minglei Wang, Hui Ma, Xiaodong Wang, Yanhong Guo, Xinshe Xia, Hechun Xia, Yulin Guo, Xueying Huang, Hong He, Xiaoxiong Jia, Yan Xie

01.12.2015 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Parameters of anesthesia/sedation in children receiving radiotherapy

Kevin P McMullen, Tara Hanson, Jennifer Bratton, Peter A S Johnstone

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Interobserver variability in the delineation of the tumour bed using seroma and surgical clips based on 4DCT scan for external-beam partial breast irradiation

Bing Guo, Jianbin Li, Wei Wang, Min Xu, Qian Shao, Yingjie Zhang, Chaoqian Liang, Yanluan Guo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prospective longitudinal assessment of parotid gland function using dynamic quantitative pertechnate scintigraphy and estimation of dose–response relationship of parotid-sparing radiotherapy in head-neck cancers

Tejpal Gupta, Chandni Hotwani, Sadhana Kannan, Zubin Master, Venkatesh Rangarajan, Vedang Murthy, Ashwini Budrukkar, Sarbani Ghosh-Laskar, Jai Prakash Agarwal

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characteristics of gated treatment using an optical surface imaging and gating system on an Elekta linac

Philipp Freislederer, Michael Reiner, Winfried Hoischen, Anton Quanz, Christian Heinz, Franziska Walter, Claus Belka, Matthias Soehn

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Stereotactic radiation therapy for liver metastases: factors affecting local control and survival

Nicolaus HJ Andratschke, Carsten Nieder, Franz Heppt, Michael Molls, Frank Zimmermann

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Concurrent chemoradiotherapy was associated with a higher severe late toxicity rate in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients compared with radiotherapy alone: a meta-analysis based on randomized controlled trials

Cheng-run Du, Hong-mei Ying, Fang-fang Kong, Rui-ping Zhai, Chao-su Hu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of Radiotherapy in the treatment of multiple myeloma: a retrospective analysis of a Single Institution

Christiane Matuschek, Thomas A Ochtrop, Edwin Bölke, Ute Ganswindt, Roland Fenk, Stephan Gripp, Patric Kröpil, Peter Arne Gerber, Kai Kammers, Jackson Hamilton, Klaus Orth, Wilfried Budach

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dose-painting intensity-modulated proton therapy for intermediate- and high-risk meningioma

Indira Madani, Antony J Lomax, Francesca Albertini, Petra Trnková, Damien C Weber

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of Varian’s SmartAdapt® deformable image registration algorithm for clinical application

Ihab S Ramadaan, Karsten Peick, David A Hamilton, Jamie Evans, Douglas Iupati, Anna Nicholson, Lynne Greig, Robert J W Louwe

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Texture analysis on the edge-enhanced fluence of VMAT

So-Yeon Park, Jong Min Park, Wonmo Sung, Il Han Kim, Sung-Joon Ye

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Automatic interactive optimization for volumetric modulated arc therapy planning

Jim P Tol, Max Dahele, Jarkko Peltola, Janne Nord, Ben J Slotman, Wilko FAR Verbakel

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determination of the optimal matching position for setup images and minimal setup margins in adjuvant radiotherapy of breast and lymph nodes treated in voluntary deep inhalation breath-hold

Marko Laaksomaa, Mika Kapanen, Mikko Haltamo, Tanja Skyttä, Seppo Peltola, Simo Hyödynmaa, Pirkko-Liisa Kellokumpu-Lehtinen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tailored radiotherapeutic strategies for disseminated uterine cervical cancer patients

Jung Ho Im, Hong In Yoon, Sunghoon Kim, Eun Ji Nam, Sang Wun Kim, Ga Won Yim, Ki Chang Keum, Young Tae Kim, Gwi Eon Kim, Yong Bae Kim

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A case of radiotherapy for an advanced bronchial carcinoma patient with implanted cardiac rhythm machines as well as heart assist device

Sergiu Scobioala, Iris Ernst, Christos Moustakis, Uwe Haverkamp, Sven Martens, Hans Theodor Eich

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tangential volumetric modulated arc therapy technique for left-sided breast cancer radiotherapy

Tuomas Virén, Janne Heikkilä, Kimmo Myllyoja, Kristiina Koskela, Tapani Lahtinen, Jan Seppälä

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prediction of gastrointestinal toxicity after external beam radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer

Vittoria D’Avino, Giuseppe Palma, Raffaele Liuzzi, Manuel Conson, Francesca Doria, Marco Salvatore, Roberto Pacelli, Laura Cella

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High-dose-rate brachytherapy using molds for lip and oral cavity tumors

Teruhisa Unetsubo, Hidenobu Matsuzaki, Mitsuhiro Takemoto, Kuniaki Katsui, Marina Hara, Norihisa Katayama, Takahiro Waki, Susumu Kanazawa, Jun-ichi Asaumi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A comparative assessment of prostate positioning guided by three-dimensional ultrasound and cone beam CT

Minglun Li, Hendrik Ballhausen, Nina-Sophie Hegemann, Ute Ganswindt, Farkhad Manapov, Stefan Tritschler, Alexander Roosen, Christian Gratzke, Michael Reiner, Claus Belka

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development of CBCT-based prostate setup correction strategies and impact of rectal distension

Christine Boydev, Abdelmalik Taleb-Ahmed, Foued Derraz, Laurent Peyrodie, Jean-Philippe Thiran, David Pasquier

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of doses and NTCP to risk organs with enhanced inspiration gating and free breathing for left-sided breast cancer radiotherapy using the AAA algorithm

Anneli Edvardsson, Martin P Nilsson, Sousana Amptoulach, Sofie Ceberg

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fast 3D dosimetric verifications based on an electronic portal imaging device using a GPU calculation engine

Jinhan Zhu, Lixin Chen, Along Chen, Guangwen Luo, Xiaowu Deng, Xiaowei Liu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

In-vivo dosimetry with Gafchromic films for multi-isocentric VMAT irradiation of total marrow lymph-nodes: a feasibility study

Pietro Mancosu, Pierina Navarria, Giacomo Reggiori, Luca Cozzi, Antonella Fogliata, Anna Gaudino, Francesca Lobefalo, Lucia Paganini, Valentina Palumbo, Barbara Sarina, Antonella Stravato, Luca Castagna, Stefano Tomatis, Marta Scorsetti

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Multicriteria optimization enables less experienced planners to efficiently produce high quality treatment plans in head and neck cancer radiotherapy

Roel GJ Kierkels, Ruurd Visser, Hendrik P Bijl, Johannes A Langendijk, Aart A van ‘t Veld, Roel JHM Steenbakkers, Erik W Korevaar

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Olfactory neuroblastoma: the long-term outcome and late toxicity of multimodal therapy including radiotherapy based on treatment planning using computed tomography

Takashi Mori, Rikiya Onimaru, Shunsuke Onodera, Kazuhiko Tsuchiya, Koichi Yasuda, Hiromitsu Hatakeyama, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Shunsuke Terasaka, Akihiro Homma, Hiroki Shirato

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A retrospective study of the prognostic value of MRI-derived residual tumors at the end of intensity-modulated radiotherapy in 358 patients with locally-advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Yuxiang He, Qin Zhou, Lin Shen, Yajie Zhao, Mingjun Lei, Rui Wei, Liangfang Shen, Shousong Cao

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A matched-pair analysis comparing 5x4 Gy and 10x3 Gy for metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) in patients with favorable survival prognoses

Dirk Rades, Stefan Huttenlocher, Theo Veninga, Amira Bajrovic, Michael Bremer, Volker Rudat, Steven E Schild

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Which technique for radiation is most beneficial for patients with locally advanced cervical cancer? Intensity modulated proton therapy versus intensity modulated photon treatment, helical tomotherapy and volumetric arc therapy for primary radiation – an intraindividual comparison

Simone Marnitz, Waldemar Wlodarczyk, Oliver Neumann, Christhardt Koehler, Mirko Weihrauch, Volker Budach, Luca Cozzi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) vs Helical Tomotherapy (HT) in Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy (CRT) for Patients with Anal Canal Carcinoma (ACC): an analysis of dose distribution and toxicities

Rosanna Yeung, Yarrow McConnell, Heather Warkentin, Darren Graham, Brad Warkentin, Kurian Joseph, Corinne M Doll

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Age most significant predictor of requiring enteral feeding in head-and-neck cancer patients

Sean Sachdev, Tamer Refaat, Ian D Bacchus, Vythialinga Sathiaseelan, Bharat B Mittal

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Brachial plexus dose tolerance in head and neck cancer patients treated with sequential intensity modulated radiation therapy

Tarita O Thomas, Tamer Refaat, Mehee Choi, Ian Bacchus, Sean Sachdev, Alfred W Rademaker, Vythialingam Sathiaseelan, Achilles Karagianis, Bharat B Mittal

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-term results of a study using individualized planning target volumes for hypofractionated intensity-modulated radiotherapy boost for prostate cancer

William Chu, D Andrew Loblaw, Kelvin Chan, Gerard Morton, Richard Choo, Ewa Szumacher, Cyril Danjoux, Jean-Philippe Pignol, Patrick Cheung

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessment of myocardial metabolic disorder associated with mediastinal radiotherapy for esophageal cancer -a pilot study-

Rei Umezawa, Kentaro Takanami, Noriyuki Kadoya, Yujiro Nakajima, Masahide Saito, Hideki Ota, Haruo Matsushita, Toshiyuki Sugawara, Masaki Kubozono, Takaya Yamamoto, Yojiro Ishikawa, Ken Takeda, Yasuyuki Taki, Kei Takase, Keiichi Jingu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of the Machine Performance Check application for TrueBeam Linac

Alessandro Clivio, Eugenio Vanetti, Steven Rose, Giorgia Nicolini, Maria F Belosi, Luca Cozzi, Christof Baltes, Antonella Fogliata

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality of life during 5 years after stereotactic radiotherapy in stage I non-small cell lung cancer

Rutger J Ubels, Sahar Mokhles, Eleni R Andrinopoulou, Cornelia Braat, Noëlle C van der Voort van Zyp, Shafak Aluwini, Joachim G J V Aerts, Joost J Nuyttens

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Radiation-induced rib fracture after stereotactic body radiotherapy with a total dose of 54–56 Gy given in 9–7 fractions for patients with peripheral lung tumor: impact of maximum dose and fraction size

Masahiko Aoki, Mariko Sato, Katsumi Hirose, Hiroyoshi Akimoto, Hideo Kawaguchi, Yoshiomi Hatayama, Shuichi Ono, Yoshihiro Takai

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Textural features in pre-treatment [F18]-FDG-PET/CT are correlated with risk of local recurrence and disease-specific survival in early stage NSCLC patients receiving primary stereotactic radiation therapy

Thomas Pyka, Ralph A Bundschuh, Nicolaus Andratschke, Benedikt Mayer, Hanno M Specht, Laszló Papp, Norbert Zsótér, Markus Essler

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Radiation therapy improves survival in rectal small cell cancer - Analysis of Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) data

Aram S Modrek, Howard C Hsu, Cynthia G Leichman, Kevin L Du

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum: Changes in circulating microRNAs after radiochemotherapy in head and neck cancer patients

Isolde Summerer, Maximilian Niyazi, Kristian Unger, Adriana Pitea, Verena Zangen, Julia Hess, Michael J Atkinson, Claus Belka, Simone Moertl, Horst Zitzelsberger

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Radiation-induced bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) syndrome in breast cancer patients is associated with age

Keiko Nemoto Murofushi, Masahiko Oguchi, Masahiko Gosho, Takuyo Kozuka, Hideyuki Sakurai

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Positioning accuracy during VMAT of gynecologic malignancies and the resulting dosimetric impact by a 6-degree-of-freedom couch in combination with daily kilovoltage cone beam computed tomography

Lihong Yao, Lihong Zhu, Junjie Wang, Lu Liu, Shun Zhou, ShuKun Jiang, Qianqian Cao, Ang Qu, Suqing Tian

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Targeting IAP proteins in combination with radiotherapy

Simone Fulda

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of radiation regimens in the treatment of Glioblastoma multiforme: results from a single institution

Melissa Azoulay, Fabiano Santos, Luis Souhami, Valerie Panet-Raymond, Kevin Petrecca, Scott Owen, Marie-Christine Guiot, Mariia Patyka, Siham Sabri, George Shenouda, Bassam Abdulkarim

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Visualization of risk of radiogenic second cancer in the organs and tissues of the human body

Rui Zhang, Dragan Mirkovic, Wayne D Newhauser

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Conservative management of a perianal rhabdomyosarcoma in a 2-year old child by Papillon’s technique

Charlotte Demoor-Goldschmidt, Sophie Dumoucel, Christine Haie-Meder, Nadège Corradini, Marc-André Mahé, Stéphane Supiot

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Carbon Ion irradiation in the treatment of grossly incomplete or unresectable malignant peripheral nerve sheaths tumors: acute toxicity and preliminary outcome

Alexandra D Jensen, Matthias Uhl, Naved Chaudhri, Klaus K Herfarth, Juergen Debus, Falk Roeder

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) of the breast: is long-term outcome similar to ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)? Analysis of 200 cases

Bruno Cutuli, Brigitte De Lafontan, Youlia Kirova, Hugues Auvray, Agnes Tallet, Sandrine Avigdor, Claire Brunaud, Catherine Delva

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Knowledge-based radiation therapy (KBRT) treatment planning versus planning by experts: validation of a KBRT algorithm for prostate cancer treatment planning

Obioma Nwankwo, Hana Mekdash, Dwi Seno Kuncoro Sihono, Frederik Wenz, Gerhard Glatting

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prospective, longitudinal, multi-modal functional imaging for radical chemo-IMRT treatment of locally advanced head and neck cancer: the INSIGHT study

Liam Welsh, Rafal Panek, Dualta McQuaid, Alex Dunlop, Maria Schmidt, Angela Riddell, Dow-Mu Koh, Simon Doran, Iain Murray, Yong Du, Sue Chua, Vibeke Hansen, Kee H. Wong, Jamie Dean, Sarah Gulliford, Shreerang Bhide, Martin O. Leach, Christopher Nutting, Kevin Harrington, Kate Newbold

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Stereotactic body radiotherapy for centrally located early-stage non-small cell lung cancer or lung metastases from the RSSearch® patient registry

Joanne N. Davis, Clinton Medbery, Sanjeev Sharma, John Pablo, Frank Kimsey, David Perry, Alexander Muacevic, Anand Mahadevan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Double-arc volumetric modulated therapy improves dose distribution compared to static gantry IMRT and 3D conformal radiotherapy for adjuvant therapy of gastric cancer

Tao Zhang, Zhi-Wen Liang, Jun Han, Jian-Ping Bi, Zhi-Yong Yang, Hong Ma

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of increasing dose on overall survival in prostate cancer

Matthew D. Hall, Timothy E. Schultheiss, David D. Smith, Bertrand P. Tseng, Jeffrey Y. C. Wong

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Oesophageal cancer: exploring controversies overview of experts’ opinions of Austria, Germany, France, Netherlands and Switzerland

Paul Martin Putora, Laurent Bedenne, Wilfried Budach, Wolfgang Eisterer, Ate Van Der Gaast, Robert Jäger, J. Jan B. Van Lanschot, Christophe Mariette, Annelies Schnider, Michael Stahl, Thomas Ruhstaller

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Regional recurrence of oropharyngeal cancer after definitive radiotherapy: a case control study

Karin Söderström, Per Nilsson, Tina Dalianis, Elisabeth Kjellén, Björn Zackrisson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Radiotherapy for asymptomatic brain metastasis in epidermal growth factor receptor mutant non-small cell lung cancer without prior tyrosine kinase inhibitors treatment: a retrospective clinical study

SongRan Liu, Bo Qiu, LiKun Chen, Fang Wang, Ying Liang, PeiQiang Cai, Li Zhang, ZhaoLin Chen, ShiLiang Liu, MengZhong Liu, Hui Liu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Surface refraction of sound waves affects calibration of three-dimensional ultrasound

Hendrik Ballhausen, Bianca Désirée Ballhausen, Martin Lachaine, Minglun Li, Katia Parodi, Claus Belka, Michael Reiner

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Medically inoperable peripheral lung cancer treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy

K. D. Kelley, D. L. Benninghoff, J. S. Stein, J. Z. Li, R. T. Byrnes, L. Potters, J. P. S. Knisely, H. D. Zinkin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Normal tissue complication models for clinically relevant acute esophagitis (≥ grade 2) in patients treated with dose differentiated accelerated radiotherapy (DART-bid)

Franz Zehentmayr, Matthias Söhn, Ann-Katrin Exeli, Karl Wurstbauer, Almut Tröller, Heinz Deutschmann, Gerd Fastner, Christoph Fussl, Philipp Steininger, Manfred Kranzinger, Claus Belka, Michael Studnicka, Felix Sedlmayer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical evaluation of an endorectal immobilization system for use in prostate hypofractionated Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SABR)

Alexandru Nicolae, Melanie Davidson, Harry Easton, Joelle Helou, Hima Musunuru, Andrew Loblaw, Ananth Ravi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

BRCC3 acts as a prognostic marker in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients treated with radiotherapy and mediates radiation resistance in vitro

Ziwei Tu, Bingqing Xu, Chen Qu, Yalan Tao, Chen Chen, Wenfeng Hua, Guokai Feng, Hui Chang, Zhigang Liu, Guo Li, Changbin Jiang, Wei Yi, Musheng Zeng, Yunfei Xia

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prognostic significance of clinical and pathological stages on locally advanced rectal carcinoma after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy

Bixiu Wen, Luning Zhang, Chengtao Wang, Rong Huang, Haihua Peng, Tian Zhang, Jun Dong, Weiwei Xiao, Zhifan Zeng, Mengzhong Liu, Yuanhong Gao

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Microinvasion of liver metastases from colorectal cancer: predictive factors and application for determining clinical target volume

Yang Qian, Zhao-Chong Zeng, Yuan Ji, Yin-Ping Xiao

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A Japanese prospective multi-institutional feasibility study on accelerated partial breast irradiation using interstitial brachytherapy: treatment planning and quality assurance

Yuki Otani, Takayuki Nose, Takushi Dokiya, Toshiaki Saeki, Yu Kumazaki, Shuuji Asahi, Iwao Tsukiyama, Ichirou Fukuda, Hiroshi Sekine, Naoto Shikama, Takao Takahashi, Ken Yoshida, Tadayuki Kotsuma, Norikazu Masuda, Eisaku Yoden, Kazutaka Nakashima, Taisei Matsumura, Shino Nakagawa, Seiji Tachiiri, Yoshio Moriguchi, Jun Itami, Masahiko Oguchi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Increased survival with the combination of stereotactic radiosurgery and gefitinib for non-small cell lung cancer brain metastasis patients: a nationwide study in Taiwan

Ching-Heng Lin, Kuo-Hsuan Hsu, Shih-Ni Chang, Hsi-Kai Tsou, Jason Sheehan, Meei-Ling Sheu, Hung-Chuan Pan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical features, outcome and risk factors in cervical cancer patients after surgery for chronic radiation enteropathy

Jianbo Yang, Chao Ding, Tenghui Zhang, Liang Zhang, Tengfei Lv, Xiaolong Ge, Jianfeng Gong, Weiming Zhu, Ning Li, Jieshou Li

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A rat model of radiation injury in the mandibular area

Tonje Sønstevold, Anne Christine Johannessen, Linda Stuhr

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of post-implant dosimetric parameters on the quality of life of patients treated with low-dose rate brachytherapy for localised prostate cancer: results of a single-institution study

Antonello Veccia, Orazio Caffo, Giovanni Fellin, Salvatore Mussari, Francesco Ziglio, Francesca Maines, Luigi Tomio, Enzo Galligioni

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High levels of X-linked Inhibitor-of-Apoptosis Protein (XIAP) are indicative of radio chemotherapy resistance in rectal cancer

L. Flanagan, J. Kehoe, J. Fay, O. Bacon, A.U. Lindner, E.W. Kay, J. Deasy, D.A. McNamara, J.H.M. Prehn

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Multi-institutional application of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) to CyberKnife Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)

Ivan Veronese, Elena De Martin, Anna Stefania Martinotti, Maria Luisa Fumagalli, Cristina Vite, Irene Redaelli, Tiziana Malatesta, Pietro Mancosu, Giancarlo Beltramo, Laura Fariselli, Marie Claire Cantone

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Respiratory motion variability of primary tumors and lymph nodes during radiotherapy of locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancers

Nuzhat Jan, Geoffrey D. Hugo, Nitai Mukhopadhyay, Elisabeth Weiss

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Treatment of T3 laryngeal cancer in the Netherlands: a national survey

Patricia Doornaert, Chris H. J. Terhaard, Johannes H. Kaanders, On behalf of the Dutch National Platform Radiotherapy Head and Neck Cancer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Differential dosimetric benefit of proton beam therapy over intensity modulated radiotherapy for a variety of targets in patients with intracranial germ cell tumors

Jeonghoon Park, Younghee Park, Sung Uk Lee, Taeyoon Kim, Yun-Kyung Choi, Joo-Young Kim

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of effect of body mass index and weight loss on survival of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy

Yu-Hsuan Lin, Kuo-Ping Chang, Yaoh-Shiang Lin, Ting-Shou Chang

01.01.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of variability in target volume delineation for newly diagnosed glioblastoma: a multi-institutional study from the Korean Radiation Oncology Group

Chan Woo Wee, Wonmo Sung, Hyun-Cheol Kang, Kwan Ho Cho, Tae Jin Han, Bae-Kwon Jeong, Jae-Uk Jeong, Haeyoung Kim, In Ah Kim, Jin Hee Kim, Sung Hwan Kim, Suzy Kim, Dong Soo Lee, Me Yeon Lee, Do Hoon Lim, Hye Li Park, Chang-Ok Suh, Sang Min Yoon, Il Han Kim

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Regional hyperthermia and moderately dose-escalated salvage radiotherapy for recurrent prostate cancer. Protocol of a phase II trial

Arndt-Christian Müller, Daniel Zips, Vanessa Heinrich, Ulf Lamprecht, Otilia Voigt, Susen Burock, Volker Budach, Peter Wust, Pirus Ghadjar

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of breast simultaneous integrated boost (SIB) radiotherapy techniques

Moamen M.O.M. Aly, Gerhard Glatting, Lennart Jahnke, Frederik Wenz, Yasser Abo-Madyan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Excellent local control and survival after postoperative or definitive radiation therapy for sarcomas of the head and neck

Claudia Andrä, Josefine Rauch, Minglun Li, Ute Ganswindt, Claus Belka, Ladan Saleh-Ebrahimi, Hendrik Ballhausen, Silke Birgit Nachbichler, Falk Roeder

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Troponin T-release associates with cardiac radiation doses during adjuvant left-sided breast cancer radiotherapy

Tanja Skyttä, Suvi Tuohinen, Eeva Boman, Vesa Virtanen, Pekka Raatikainen, Pirkko-Liisa Kellokumpu-Lehtinen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Residual lymph node status is an independent prognostic factor in esophageal squamous cell Carcinoma with pathologic T0 after preoperative radiotherapy

Qifeng Wang, Shufei Yu, Zefen Xiao, Xiao Liu, Wencheng Zhang, Xun Zhang, Jie He, Kelin Sun, Ting Xu, Qinfu Feng, Zongmei Zhou, Lvhua Wang, Weibo Yin

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of inter- and intrafractional motion of liver tumors using interstitial markers and implantable electromagnetic radiotransmitters in the context of image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) – the ESMERALDA trial

Daniel Habermehl, Patrick Naumann, Rolf Bendl, Uwe Oelfke, Simeon Nill, Jürgen Debus, Stephanie E. Combs

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prognostic factors for survival of women with unstable spinal bone metastases from breast cancer

Robert Foerster, Thomas Bruckner, Tilman Bostel, Ingmar Schlampp, Juergen Debus, Harald Rief

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mutant KRAS associated malic enzyme 1 expression is a predictive marker for radiation therapy response in non-small cell lung cancer

Gaurab Chakrabarti

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Histone deacetylase inhibition sensitizes osteosarcoma to heavy ion radiotherapy

Claudia Blattmann, Susanne Oertel, Markus Thiemann, Anne Dittmar, Eva Roth, Andreas E. Kulozik, Volker Ehemann, Wilko Weichert, Peter E. Huber, Albrecht Stenzinger, Jürgen Debus

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lymphadenectomy in women with endometrial cancer: aspiration and reality from a radiation oncologist’s point of view

Robert Foerster, Robert Kluck, Nathalie Arians, Stefan Rieken, Harald Rief, Sebastian Adeberg, Tilman Bostel, Ingmar Schlampp, Juergen Debus, Katja Lindel

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Miliary pattern of brain metastases – a case report of a hyperacute onset in a patient with malignant melanoma documented by magnetic resonance imaging

Florian P. Reiter, Clemens Giessen-Jung, Mario M. Dorostkar, Birgit Ertl-Wagner, Gerald U. Denk, Suzette Heck, Christina T. Rieger, Hans W. Pfister, Mark op den Winkel

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Role of membrane Hsp70 in radiation sensitivity of tumor cells

Naoya Murakami, Annett Kühnel, Thomas E. Schmid, Katarina Ilicic, Stefan Stangl, Isabella S. Braun, Mathias Gehrmann, Michael Molls, Jun Itami, Gabriele Multhoff

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A phase I/II trial of intraoperative breast radiotherapy in an Asian population: 5-year results of local control and cosmetic outcome

Mariko Kawamura, Yoshiyuki Itoh, Masataka Sawaki, Toyone Kikumori, Nobuyuki Tsunoda, Takeshi Kamomae, Seiji Kubota, Tohru Okada, Rie Nakahara, Junji Ito, Hironori Hayashi, Shinji Naganawa

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determining optimal planning target volume and image guidance policy for post-prostatectomy intensity modulated radiotherapy

Linda J. Bell, Jennifer Cox, Thomas Eade, Marianne Rinks, Alan Herschtal, Andrew Kneebone

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Increased SHP-1 expression results in radioresistance, inhibition of cellular senescence, and cell cycle redistribution in nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells

Ziyi Sun, Xiaofen Pan, Zhenwei Zou, Qian Ding, Gang Wu, Gang Peng

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Whole-brain radiation therapy for brain metastases: detrimental or beneficial?

Cengiz Gemici, Gokhan Yaprak

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum: Oligometastases in prostate cancer: restaging stage IV cancers and new radiotherapy options

Antonio José Conde Moreno, Carlos Ferrer Albiach, Rodrigo Muelas Soria, Verónica González Vidal, Raquel García Gómez, María Albert Antequera

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Conditional cancer-specific mortality in T4, N1, or M1 prostate cancer: implications for long-term prognosis

Vinayak Muralidhar, Brandon A. Mahal, Paul L. Nguyen

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intratumoral and peritumoral post-irradiation changes, but not viable tumor tissue, may respond to bevacizumab in previously irradiated meningiomas

Motomasa Furuse, Naosuke Nonoguchi, Shinji Kawabata, Tomo Miyata, Taichiro Toho, Toshihiko Kuroiwa, Shin-Ichi Miyatake

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Regional hyperthermia of the abdomen, a pilot study towards the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis

Marcus Beck, Pirus Ghadjar, Mirko Weihrauch, Susen Burock, Volker Budach, Jacek Nadobny, Jalid Sehouli, Peter Wust

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Targeting anti-apoptotic Bcl-2 by AT-101 to increase radiation efficacy: data from in vitro and clinical pharmacokinetic studies in head and neck cancer

Shuraila F. Zerp, T. Rianne Stoter, Frank J. P. Hoebers, Michiel W. M. van den Brekel, Ria Dubbelman, Gitta K. Kuipers, M. Vincent M. Lafleur, Ben J. Slotman, Marcel Verheij

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A proliferation saturation index to predict radiation response and personalize radiotherapy fractionation

Sotiris Prokopiou, Eduardo G. Moros, Jan Poleszczuk, Jimmy Caudell, Javier F. Torres-Roca, Kujtim Latifi, Jae K. Lee, Robert Myerson, Louis B. Harrison, Heiko Enderling

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparative dosimetric findings using accelerated partial breast irradiation across five catheter subtypes

Zaker Rana, Nadim M. Nasr, Huaying Ji, Virginia Lorio, Stephanie Akbari, Molly Sebastian, Mami Martin, Robert L. Hong

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hypofractionated irradiation in elderly patients with breast cancer after breast conserving surgery and mastectomy : Analysis of 205 cases

Mélanie Doré, Bruno Cutuli, Patrice Cellier, Loïc Campion, Magali Le Blanc

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Can dosimetric parameters predict acute hematologic toxicity in rectal cancer patients treated with intensity-modulated pelvic radiotherapy?

Juefeng Wan, Kaitai Liu, Kaixuan Li, Guichao Li, Zhen Zhang

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Focinator - a new open-source tool for high-throughput foci evaluation of DNA damage

Sebastian Oeck, Nathalie M. Malewicz, Sebastian Hurst, Justine Rudner, Verena Jendrossek

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sublethal dose of irradiation enhances invasion of malignant glioma cells through p53-MMP 2 pathway in U87MG mouse brain tumor model

Jian Pei, In-Ho Park, Hyang-Hwa Ryu, Song-Yuan Li, Chun-Hao Li, Sa-Hoe Lim, Min Wen, Woo-Youl Jang, Shin Jung

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of hyperthermia on DNA repair pathways: one treatment to inhibit them all

Arlene L. Oei, Lianne E. M. Vriend, Johannes Crezee, Nicolaas A. P. Franken, Przemek M. Krawczyk

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A randomized phase II/III study of adverse events between sequential (SEQ) versus simultaneous integrated boost (SIB) intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in nasopharyngeal carcinoma; preliminary result on acute adverse events

Anussara P. Songthong, Danita Kannarunimit, Chakkapong Chakkabat, Chawalit Lertbutsayanukul

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influence of hypoxia and irradiation on osteopontin expression in head and neck cancer and glioblastoma cell lines

Gisela Wohlleben, Agmal Scherzad, Antje Güttler, Dirk Vordermark, Sebastian Kuger, Michael Flentje, Buelent Polat

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-term effects of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by sphincter-preserving resection on anal sphincter function in relation to quality of life among locally advanced rectal cancer patients: a cross-sectional analysis

Zerrin Ozgen, Sevgi Ozden, Beste M Atasoy, Hazan Ozyurt, Rasim Gencosmanoglu, Nese Imeryuz

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality audits of radiotherapy centres in Latin America: a pilot experience of the International Atomic Energy Agency

Eduardo Rosenblatt, Eduardo Zubizarreta, Joanna Izewska, Sergio Binia, Fernando Garcia-Yip, Pablo Jimenez

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

French multicentre clinical evaluation of helical TomoTherapy® for anal cancer in a cohort of 64 consecutive patients

V. Vendrely, B. Henriques de Figueiredo, E. Rio, J. Benech, S. Belhomme, A. Lisbona, E. Frison, A. Doussau, N. Nomikossoff, M. A. Mahé, G. Kantor, J. P. Maire

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Involved-field radiotherapy (IFRT) versus elective nodal irradiation (ENI) in combination with concurrent chemotherapy for 239 esophageal cancers: a single institutional retrospective study

Hideomi Yamashita, Ryousuke Takenaka, Mami Omori, Toshikazu Imae, Kae Okuma, Kuni Ohtomo, Keiichi Nakagawa

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of waiting time after surgery and overall time of postoperative radiochemotherapy on treatment outcome in glioblastoma multiforme

Annekatrin Seidlitz, Timo Siepmann, Steffen Löck, Tareq Juratli, Michael Baumann, Mechthild Krause

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A new instrument for estimation of survival in elderly patients irradiated for metastatic spinal cord compression from breast cancer

Dirk Rades, Antonio J. Conde, Raquel Garcia, Jon Cacicedo, Barbara Segedin, Ana Perpar, Steven E. Schild

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Randomized multicenter follow-up trial on the effect of radiotherapy on painful heel spur (plantar fasciitis) comparing two fractionation schedules with uniform total dose: first results after three months’ follow-up

Marcus Niewald, Henrik Holtmann, Benjamin Prokein, Matthias G. Hautmann, Hans-Peter Rösler, Stefan Graeber, Yvonne Dzierma, Christian Ruebe, Jochen Fleckenstein

01.12.2015 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

VE-821, an ATR inhibitor, causes radiosensitization in human tumor cells irradiated with high LET radiation

Hiroshi Fujisawa, Nakako Izumi Nakajima, Shigeaki Sunada, Younghyun Lee, Hirokazu Hirakawa, Hirohiko Yajima, Akira Fujimori, Mitsuru Uesaka, Ryuichi Okayasu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparative analysis of thermoplastic masks versus vacuum cushions in stereotactic body radiotherapy

Arturo Navarro-Martin, Jon Cacicedo, Olwen Leaman, Ismael Sancho, Elvira García, Valentin Navarro, Ferran Guedea

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hypofractionated irradiation of infra-supraclavicular lymph nodes after axillary dissection in patients with breast cancer post-conservative surgery: impact on late toxicity

Marina Guenzi, Gladys Blandino, Maria Giuseppina Vidili, Deborah Aloi, Elena Configliacco, Elisa Verzanini, Elena Tornari, Francesca Cavagnetto, Renzo Corvò

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dose distribution and tumor control probability in out-of-field lymph node stations in intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) vs 3D-conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) of non-small-cell lung cancer: an in silico analysis

Jochen Fleckenstein, Andrea Eschler, Katharina Kremp, Stephanie Kremp, Christian Rübe

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Does ultrasound provide any added value in breast contouring for radiotherapy after conserving surgery for cancer?

Cynthia Aristei, Isabella Palumbo, Lorenzo Falcinelli, Rossana Crisci, Laura Cardinali, Barbara Palumbo, Valentina Lancellotta, Giampaolo Montesi, Gianni Gobbi, Claudio Zucchetti, Vittorio Bini

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intensity-modulated radiation therapy versus three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy with concurrent nedaplatin-based chemotherapy after radical hysterectomy for uterine cervical cancer: comparison of outcomes, complications, and dose-volume histogram parameters

Fumiaki Isohashi, Seiji Mabuchi, Yasuo Yoshioka, Yuji Seo, Osamu Suzuki, Keisuke Tamari, Michiko Yamashita, Hikari Unno, Yasuto Kinose, Katsumi Kozasa, Iori Sumida, Yuki Otani, Tadashi Kimura, Kazuhiko Ogawa

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lymph node ratio as a prognostic factor in head and neck cancer patients

Chien-Chih Chen, Jin-Ching Lin, Kuan-Wen Chen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sexual, irritative, and voiding outcomes, following stereotactic body radiation therapy for prostate cancer

Zaker Rana, Robert L. Hong, Mustafa Abugideiri, Donald McRae, George Cernica, Robert Mordkin, Andrew B. Joel, Gregory Bernstein, Nadim M. Nasr

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Next-generation sequencing: hype and hope for development of personalized radiation therapy?

Ingeborg Tinhofer, Franziska Niehr, Robert Konschak, Sandra Liebs, Matthias Munz, Albrecht Stenzinger, Wilko Weichert, Ulrich Keilholz, Volker Budach

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of MLC properties and IMRT technique in meningioma and head-and-neck treatments

Steffi Kantz, Matthias Söhn, Almut Troeller, Michael Reiner, Helmut Weingandt, Markus Alber, Claus Belka, Ute Ganswindt

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Time-window of early detection of response to concurrent chemoradiation in cervical cancer by using diffusion-weighted MR imaging: a pilot study

Ying Liu, Haoran Sun, Renju Bai, Zhaoxiang Ye

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Late gastrointestinal tissue effects after hypofractionated radiation therapy of the pancreas

Adnan Elhammali, Mukund Patel, Benjamin Weinberg, Vivek Verma, Jingxia Liu, Jeffrey R. Olsen, Hiram A. Gay

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dosimetric comparison of carbon ion radiotherapy and stereotactic body radiotherapy with photon beams for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma

Takanori Abe, Jun-ichi Saitoh, Daijiro Kobayashi, Kei Shibuya, Yoshinori Koyama, Hirohumi Shimada, Katsuyuki Shirai, Tatsuya Ohno, Takashi Nakano

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Concept for quantifying the dose from image guided radiotherapy

Uwe Schneider, Roger Hälg, Jürgen Besserer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Postoperative external beam irradiation with and without brachytherapy in pelvic node-positive IB1-IIA2 cervical cancer patients: a retrospective clinical study

Lei Li, XinXin Kou, XiaoJie Feng, MingChuan Zhang, HongTu Chao, LiYing Wang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Definitive and adjuvant radiotherapy for sinonasal squamous cell carcinomas: a single institutional experience

Sumerya Duru Birgi, Mark Teo, Karen E. Dyker, Mehmet Sen, Robin J D Prestwich

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of the optimal combinations of modulation factor and pitch for Helical TomoTherapy plans made with TomoEdge using Pareto optimal fronts

Geert De Kerf, Dirk Van Gestel, Lobke Mommaerts, Danielle Van den Weyngaert, Dirk Verellen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determining appropriate timing of adaptive radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma during intensity-modulated radiation therapy

Huixian Huang, Heming Lu, Guosheng Feng, Hailan Jiang, Jiaxin Chen, Jinjian Cheng, Qiang Pang, Zhiping Lu, Junzhao Gu, Luxing Peng, Shan Deng, Ying Mo, Danling Wu, Yinglin Wei

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Heterogeneity correction for intensity-modulated frameless SRS in pituitary and cavernous sinus tumors: a retrospective study

Lisa B. E. Shields, Cindy Bond, Aaron Odom, David A. Sun, Aaron C. Spalding

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Normal tissue complication probability modeling for cochlea constraints to avoid causing tinnitus after head-and-neck intensity-modulated radiation therapy

Tsair-Fwu Lee, Shyh-An Yeh, Pei-Ju Chao, Liyun Chang, Chien-Liang Chiu, Hui-Min Ting, Hung-Yu Wang, Yu-Jie Huang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risk of radiation-induced pneumonitis after helical and static-port tomotherapy in lung cancer patients and experimental rats

Xianglan Zhang, You Keun Shin, Zhenlong Zheng, Lianhua Zhu, Ik Jae Lee

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Current state of the art of regional hyperthermia treatment planning: a review

HP Kok, P. Wust, PR Stauffer, F Bardati, GC van Rhoon, J. Crezee

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The in vitro immunogenic potential of caspase-3 proficient breast cancer cells with basal low immunogenicity is increased by hypofractionated irradiation

Bernhard Kötter, Benjamin Frey, Markus Winderl, Yvonne Rubner, Heike Scheithauer, Renate Sieber, Rainer Fietkau, Udo S. Gaipl

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The SMAC mimetic BV6 sensitizes colorectal cancer cells to ionizing radiation by interfering with DNA repair processes and enhancing apoptosis

Stephanie Hehlgans, Julius Oppermann, Sebastian Reichert, Simone Fulda, Claus Rödel, Franz Rödel

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficacy of elective nodal irradiation in skin squamous cell carcinoma of the face, ears, and scalp

Justin Wray, Robert J. Amdur, Christopher G. Morris, John Werning, William M. Mendenhall

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiac dose reduction with deep inspiration breath hold for left-sided breast cancer radiotherapy patients with and without regional nodal irradiation

Rosanna Yeung, Leigh Conroy, Karen Long, Daphne Walrath, Haocheng Li, Wendy Smith, Alana Hudson, Tien Phan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Thermal magnetic resonance: physics considerations and electromagnetic field simulations up to 23.5 Tesla (1GHz)

Lukas Winter, Celal Oezerdem, Werner Hoffmann, Tessa van de Lindt, Joao Periquito, Yiyi Ji, Pirus Ghadjar, Volker Budach, Peter Wust, Thoralf Niendorf

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An expression analysis of markers of radiation-induced skin fibrosis and angiogenesis in wound healing disorders of the head and neck

Steffen Koerdt, Nils H. Rohleder, Niklas Rommel, Christopher Nobis, Mechthild Stoeckelhuber, Steffi Pigorsch, Marciana-Nona Duma, Klaus-Dietrich Wolff, Marco R. Kesting

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Definitive hypofractionated radiotherapy for early glottic carcinoma: experience of 55Gy in 20 fractions

Ekin Ermiş, Mark Teo, Karen E. Dyker, Chris Fosker, Mehmet Sen, Robin JD Prestwich

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prognostic value of MRI-derived masticator space involvement in IMRT-treated nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients

Youping Xiao, Jianji Pan, Yunbin Chen, Shaojun Lin, Ying Chen, Jingfeng Zong, Yanhong Fang, Qiaojuan Guo, Bijuan Chen, Linbo Tang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Promising results with image guided intensity modulated radiotherapy for muscle invasive bladder cancer

D. Whalley, H. Caine, P. McCloud, L. Guo, A. Kneebone, T. Eade

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Incidence and predictors of Lhermitte’s sign among patients receiving mediastinal radiation for lymphoma

Bassem Youssef, JoAnn Shank, Jay P. Reddy, Chelsea C. Pinnix, George Farha, Mani Akhtari, Pamela K. Allen, Michelle A. Fanale, John A. Garcia, Patricia H. Horace, Sarah Milgrom, Grace Li Smith, Yago Nieto, Isadora Arzu, He Wang, Nathan Fowler, Maria Alma Rodriguez, Bouthaina Dabaja

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characteristics of non-coplanar IMRT in the presence of target-embedded organs at risk

Klaus Bratengeier, Kostyantyn Holubyev

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Three-dimensional conformal arc radiotherapy using a C-arm linear accelerator with a computed tomography on-rail system for prostate cancer: clinical outcomes

Atsuhiro Kumabe, Noboru Fukuhara, Takuji Utsunomiya, Takatsugu Kawase, Kunihiro Iwata, Yukinori Okada, Shinya Sutani, Toshio Ohashi, Mototsugu Oya, Naoyuki Shigematsu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Feasibility of accelerated partial breast irradiation with volumetric-modulated arc therapy in elderly and frail patients

Olivier Riou, Pascal Fenoglietto, Céline Bourgier, Olivier Lauche, Fatiha Boulbair, Marie Charissoux, Angélique Ducteil, Norbert Aillères, Claire Lemanski, David Azria

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictive value of skin invasion in recurrent head and neck cancer patients treated by hypofractionated stereotactic re-irradiation using a cyberknife

Hideya Yamazaki, Mikio Ogita, Kengo Himei, Satoaki Nakamura, Gen Suzuki, Tadayuki Kotsuma, Ken Yoshida, Yasuo Yoshioka

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hippocampal proton MR spectroscopy as a novel approach in the assessment of radiation injury and the correlation to neurocognitive function impairment: initial experiences

Petr Pospisil, Tomas Kazda, Martin Bulik, Marie Dobiaskova, Petr Burkon, Ludmila Hynkova, Pavel Slampa, Radim Jancalek

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A retrospective study of californium-252 neutron brachytherapy combined with EBRT versus 3D-CRT in the treatment of esophageal squamous cell cancer

Qifeng Wang, Tao Li, Jinyi Lang, Jie Wang, Jian Wang, Huiming Liu, Xitang Jia, Bo Liu, C-K Chris Wang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Passive proton therapy vs. IMRT planning study with focal boost for prostate cancer

Inhwan Yeo, Prashanth Nookala, Ian Gordon, Reinhard Schulte, Stanley Barnes, Abiel Ghebremedhin, Ning Wang, Gary Yang, Ted Ling, David Bush, Jerry Slater, Baldev Patyal

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Simultaneous perturbation of the MAPK and the PI3K/mTOR pathways does not lead to increased radiosensitization

Sebastian Kuger, Michael Flentje, Cholpon S. Djuzenova

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prostate motion during radiotherapy of prostate cancer patients with and without application of a hydrogel spacer: a comparative study

Prabhjot Juneja, Andrew Kneebone, Jeremy T. Booth, David I. Thwaites, Ramandeep Kaur, Emma Colvill, Jin A. Ng, Paul J. Keall, Thomas Eade

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Five-fraction stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for single inoperable high-risk non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) brain metastases

Jonathan W. Lischalk, Eric Oermann, Sean P. Collins, Mani N. Nair, Vikram V. Nayar, Richa Bhasin, Jean-Marc Voyadzis, Sonali Rudra, Keith Unger, Brian T. Collins

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A randomized study of the effect of patient positioning on setup reproducibility and dose distribution to organs at risk in radiotherapy of rectal cancer patients

Trude C. Frøseth, Trond Strickert, Kjersti S. Solli, Øyvind Salvesen, Gunilla Frykholm, Randi J. Reidunsdatter

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Local Control Rates of Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) to Thoracic, Abdominal, and Soft Tissue Lesions Using Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)

Basel Altoos, Arya Amini, Muthanna Yacoub, Maria T. Bourlon, Elizabeth E. Kessler, Thomas W. Flaig, Christine M. Fisher, Brian D. Kavanagh, Elaine T. Lam, Sana D. Karam

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Radiotherapy and subsequent thyroid cancer in German childhood cancer survivors: a nested case–control study

Isabelle Finke, Peter Scholz-Kreisel, Ulrike Hennewig, Maria Blettner, Claudia Spix

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A broad scope knowledge based model for optimization of VMAT in esophageal cancer: validation and assessment of plan quality among different treatment centers

Antonella Fogliata, Giorgia Nicolini, Alessandro Clivio, Eugenio Vanetti, Sarbani Laksar, Angelo Tozzi, Marta Scorsetti, Luca Cozzi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intracranial control after Cyberknife radiosurgery to the resection bed for large brain metastases

Jennifer Vogel, Eric Ojerholm, Andrew Hollander, Cynthia Briola, Rob Mooij, Michael Bieda, James Kolker, Suneel Nagda, Geoffrey Geiger, Jay Dorsey, Robert Lustig, Donald M. O’Rourke, Steven Brem, John Lee, Michelle Alonso-Basanta

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dexamethasone administration during definitive radiation and temozolomide renders a poor prognosis in a retrospective analysis of newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients

Lisa B. E. Shields, Brent J. Shelton, Andrew J. Shearer, Li Chen, David A. Sun, Sarah Parsons, T. David Bourne, Renato LaRocca, Aaron C. Spalding

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

CFAssay: statistical analysis of the colony formation assay

Herbert Braselmann, Agata Michna, Julia Heß, Kristian Unger

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Toxicity profile and early clinical outcome for advanced head and neck cancer patients treated with simultaneous integrated boost and volumetric modulated arc therapy

Ciro Franzese, Antonella Fogliata, Elena Clerici, Davide Franceschini, Elisa Villa, Giuseppe D’Agostino, Piera Navarria, Pietro Mancosu, Stefano Tomatis, Luca Cozzi, Marta Scorsetti

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Combining carbon ion irradiation and non-homologous end-joining repair inhibitor NU7026 efficiently kills cancer cells

Hongyu Ma, Akihisa Takahashi, Yukari Yoshida, Akiko Adachi, Tatsuaki Kanai, Tatsuya Ohno, Takashi Nakano

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of an automated knowledge based treatment planning system for head and neck

Jerome Krayenbuehl, Ian Norton, Gabriela Studer, Matthias Guckenberger

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

IL-6 signaling promotes DNA repair and prevents apoptosis in CD133+ stem-like cells of lung cancer after radiation

Yuhchyau Chen, Fuquan Zhang, Ying Tsai, Xiadong Yang, Li Yang, Shanzhou Duan, Xin Wang, Peter Keng, Soo Ok Lee

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Seed migration after transperineal interstitial prostate brachytherapy by using loose seeds: Japanese prostate cancer outcome study of permanent iodine-125 seed implantation (J-POPS) multi-institutional cohort study

Masahiro Nakano, Atsunori Yorozu, Shiro Saito, Akitomo Sugawara, Shinichiroh Maruo, Shinsuke Kojima, Takashi Kikuchi, Masanori Fukushima, Takushi Dokiya, Hidetoshi Yamanaka

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The expression level of the transcription factor Aryl hydrocarbon receptor nuclear translocator (ARNT) determines cellular survival after radiation treatment

Markus Mandl, Maria- Katharina Lieberum, Juergen Dunst, Reinhard Depping

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Data management, documentation and analysis systems in radiation oncology: a multi-institutional survey

Kerstin A. Kessel, Stephanie E. Combs

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A comparative dosimetric study of left sided breast cancer after breast-conserving surgery treated with VMAT and IMRT

Hongfu Zhao, Mingyuan He, Guanghui Cheng, Dongmei Han, Ning Wu, Dan Shi, Zhipeng Zhao, Jianxue Jin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Favorable outcomes in locally advanced and node positive prostate cancer patients treated with combined pelvic IMRT and androgen deprivation therapy

Wolfgang Lilleby, Amol Narrang, Gunnar Tafjord, Ljiljana Vlatkovic, Kjell Magne Russnes, Andreas Stensvold, Knut Håkon Hole, Phuoc Tran, Karsten Eilertsen

01.12.2015 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of prostate-specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography on the decision-making of radiation oncologists

Thomas P. Shakespeare

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Can knowledge-based DVH predictions be used for automated, individualized quality assurance of radiotherapy treatment plans?

Jim P. Tol, Max Dahele, Alexander R. Delaney, Ben J. Slotman, Wilko F. A. R. Verbakel

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Collimator rotation in volumetric modulated arc therapy for craniospinal irradiation and the dose distribution in the beam junction region

Qilin Li, Wendong Gu, Jinming Mu, Wenming Yin, Min Gao, Juncong Mo, Honglei Pei

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of dose escalation on gastric toxicity when treating lower oesophageal tumours: a radiobiological investigation

Rhys Carrington, John Staffurth, Samantha Warren, Mike Partridge, Chris Hurt, Emiliano Spezi, Sarah Gwynne, Maria A. Hawkins, Thomas Crosby

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Optimization of carbon ion and proton treatment plans using the raster-scanning technique for patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer

Constantin Dreher, Daniel Habermehl, Swantje Ecker, Stephan Brons, Rami El-Shafie, Oliver Jäkel, Jürgen Debus, Stephanie E. Combs

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical efficacy of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for lung metastases arising from colorectal cancer

Jinhong Jung, Si Yeol Song, Jong Hoon Kim, Chang Sik Yu, Jin Cheon Kim, Tae Won Kim, Seong-Yun Jeong, Su Ssan Kim, Eun Kyung Choi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dosimetric evaluation of synthetic CT relative to bulk density assignment-based magnetic resonance-only approaches for prostate radiotherapy

Joshua Kim, Kim Garbarino, Lonni Schultz, Kenneth Levin, Benjamin Movsas, M. Salim Siddiqui, Indrin J. Chetty, Carri Glide-Hurst

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dose escalated intensity modulated radiotherapy in the treatment of cervical cancer

Nikola Cihoric, Alexandros Tsikkinis, Coya Tapia, Daniel M. Aebersold, Inti Zlobec, Kristina Lössl

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Acute toxicity profile of craniospinal irradiation with intensity-modulated radiation therapy in children with medulloblastoma: A prospective analysis

Maurice C. Cox, Johannes M. Kusters, Corrie E. Gidding, Jolanda H. Schieving, Erik J. van Lindert, Johannes H. Kaanders, Geert O. Janssens

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Three-dimensional verification of 125I seed stability after permanent implantation in the parotid gland and periparotid region

Yi Fan, Ming-Wei Huang, Lei Zheng, Yi-Jiao Zhao, Jian-Guo Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A prospective study of nomogram-based adaptation of prostate radiotherapy target volumes

Raymond Wu, Hannah Woodford, Anne Capp, Perry Hunter, Gary Cowin, Keen-Hun Tai, Paul L. Nguyen, Peter Chong, Jarad Martin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prognostic indices in stereotactic radiotherapy of brain metastases of non-small cell lung cancer

David Kaul, Alexander Angelidis, Volker Budach, Pirus Ghadjar, Markus Kufeld, Harun Badakhshi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dosimetric analysis of the alopecia preventing effect of hippocampus sparing whole brain radiation therapy

Anand Mahadevan, Carrie Sampson, Salvatore LaRosa, Scott R. Floyd, Eric T. Wong, Erik J. Uhlmann, Soma Sengupta, Ekkehard M. Kasper

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Geometric changes of parotid glands caused by hydration during chemoradiotherapy

Petronella M. Kager, Sanne C. C. van Weerdenburg, Simon R. van Kranen, Suzanne van Beek, Elisabeth A. Lamers-Kuijper, Wilma D. Heemsbergen, Olga Hamming-Vrieze, Peter Remeijer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

ERCC2 polymorphisms and radiation-induced adverse effects on normal tissue: systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis

Yu-Zhe Song, Mei-Na Duan, Yu-Yu Zhang, Wei-Yan Shi, Cheng-Cheng Xia, Li-Hua Dong

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Novel risk scores for survival and intracranial failure in patients treated with radiosurgery alone to melanoma brain metastases

Imran H. Chowdhury, Eric Ojerholm, Matthew T. McMillan, Denise Miller, James D. Kolker, Goldie Kurtz, Jay F. Dorsey, Suneel N. Nagda, Geoffrey A. Geiger, Steven Brem, Donald M. O’Rourke, Eric L. Zager, Tara Gangadhar, Lynn Schuchter, John Y. K. Lee, Michelle Alonso-Basanta

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dosimetric impact of different CT datasets for stereotactic treatment planning using 3D conformal radiotherapy or volumetric modulated arc therapy

Markus Oechsner, Leonhard Odersky, Johannes Berndt, Stephanie Elisabeth Combs, Jan Jakob Wilkens, Marciana Nona Duma

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Definitive radiotherapy alone over 60 Gy for patients unfit for combined treatment to stage II-III non-small cell lung cancer: retrospective analysis

Ji Hyeon Joo, Si Yeol Song, Su Ssan Kim, Yuri Jeong, Seong-Yun Jeong, Wonsik Choi, Eun Kyung Choi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long term results of postoperative Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) in the treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) located in the oropharynx or oral cavity

M. Hoffmann, L. Saleh-Ebrahimi, F. Zwicker, P. Haering, A. Schwahofer, J. Debus, P.E. Huber, F. Roeder

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Consecutive magnetic resonance imaging during brachytherapy for cervical carcinoma: predictive value of volume measurements with respect to persistent disease and prognosis

J. E. Mongula, B. F. M. Slangen, D. M. J. Lambregts, F. Cellini, F. C. H. Bakers, L. C. H. W. Lutgens, T. Van Gorp, A.J. Kruse, R. F. P. M. Kruitwagen, R. G. H. Beets-Tan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hippocampal dosimetry correlates with the change in neurocognitive function after hippocampal sparing during whole brain radiotherapy: a prospective study

Ping-Fang Tsai, Chi-Cheng Yang, Chi-Cheng Chuang, Ting-Yi Huang, Yi-Ming Wu, Ping-Ching Pai, Chen-Kan Tseng, Tung-Ho Wu, Yi-Liang Shen, Shinn-Yn Lin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Registering prostate external beam radiotherapy with a boost from high-dose-rate brachytherapy: a comparative evaluation of deformable registration algorithms

Calyn R. Moulton, Michael J. House, Victoria Lye, Colin I. Tang, Michele Krawiec, David J. Joseph, James W. Denham, Martin A. Ebert

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prospective study of cetuximab and gemcitabine in combination with radiation therapy: feasibility and efficacy in locally advanced pancreatic head cancer

Michele Fiore, Lucio Trodella, Sergio Valeri, Domenico Borzomati, Barnaba Floreno, Edy Ippolito, Pasquale Trecca, Luca Eolo Trodella, Rolando Maria D’Angelillo, Sara Ramella, Roberto Coppola

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum: Attenuation measurements show that the presence of a TachoSil surgical patch will not compromise target irradiation in intra-operative electron radiation therapy or high-dose-rate brachytherapy

Sandra Sarmento, Filipa Costa, Alexandre Pereira, Joana Lencart, Anabela Dias, Luís Cunha, Olga Sousa, José Pedro Silva, Lúcio Santos

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Is the irradiated small bowel volume still a predictor for acute lower gastrointestinal toxicity during preoperative concurrent chemo-radiotherapy for rectal cancer when using intensity-modulated radiation therapy?

Benhua Xu, Yuyan Guo, Yuangui Chen, Haijie Lu, Tianlan Tang, Zhicao Yue, Guoxian Guan, Pan Chi, Chi Lin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adjuvant radiation therapy of regional lymph nodes in breast cancer - a meta-analysis of randomized trials- an update

Wilfried Budach, Edwin Bölke, Kai Kammers, Peter Arne Gerber, Carolin Nestle-Krämling, Christiane Matuschek

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Monitoring bone and soft-tissue tumors after carbon-ion radiotherapy using 18F-FDG positron emission tomography: a retrospective cohort study

Takashi Yanagawa, Kenichi Saito, Hiroki Kiyohara, Tatsuya Ohno, Takashi Nakano, Kenji Takagishi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of morphometric atlas selection on multi-atlas-based automatic brachial plexus segmentation

Joris Van de Velde, Johan Wouters, Tom Vercauteren, Werner De Gersem, Eric Achten, Wilfried De Neve, Tom Van Hoof

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fast Helical Tomotherapy in a head and neck cancer planning study: is time priceless?

Dirk Van Gestel, Geert De Kerf, Kristien Wouters, Wouter Crijns, Jan B. Vermorken, Vincent Gregoire, Dirk Verellen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pelvic MRI findings in relapsed prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy

D. Hernandez, D. Salas, D. Giménez, P. Buitrago, S. Esquena, J. Palou, P. de la Torre, J. Pernas, I. Gich, G. Gómez de Segura, J. Craven-Bartle, G. Sancho

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A dose-volume histogram based decision-support system for dosimetric comparison of radiotherapy treatment plans

J. C. L. Alfonso, M. A. Herrero, L. Núñez

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiac dose reduction during tangential breast irradiation using deep inspiration breath hold: a dose comparison study based on deformable image registration

Ji Hyeon Joo, Su Ssan Kim, Seung Do Ahn, Jungwon Kwak, Chiyoung Jeong, Sei-Hyun Ahn, Byung-Ho Son, Jong Won Lee

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of the utilization of external radiotherapy in the treatment of localized prostate cancer in Andalusia, Spain

José Expósito, Isabel Linares, Isabel Castillo, Miguel Martínez, Pilar Vargas, Ismael Herruzo, José Antonio Medina, Amalia Palacios, Eloísa Bayo, Francisco Peracaula, Javier Jaén, José Antonio Sánchez, María José Ortiz

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Frequent induction of chromosomal aberrations in in vivo skin fibroblasts after allogeneic stem cell transplantation: hints to chromosomal instability after irradiation

G. Massenkeil, P. Zschieschang, G. Thiel, P. G. Hemmati, V. Budach, B. Dörken, J. Pross, R. Arnold

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-term results in malignant pleural mesothelioma treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy, extrapleural pneumonectomy and intensity-modulated radiotherapy

Christian Thieke, Nils H. Nicolay, Florian Sterzing, Hans Hoffmann, Falk Roeder, Seyer Safi, Juergen Debus, Peter E. Huber

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