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Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology 1/2016

Ausgabe 1/2016

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 160 Artikel )

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Optimal number of atlases and label fusion for automatic multi-atlas-based brachial plexus contouring in radiotherapy treatment planning

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

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Twin machines validation for VMAT treatments using electronic portal-imaging device: a multicenter study

P. Fenoglietto, M. Khodri, D. Nguyen, F. Josserand-Pietri, N. Aillères

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient outcomes of monotherapy with hypofractionated three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy for stage T2 or T3 non-small cell lung cancer: a retrospective study

Masakuni Sakaguchi, Toshiya Maebayashi, Takuya Aizawa, Naoya Ishibashi, Shoko Fukushima, Osamu Abe, Tsutomu Saito

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy and feasibility of ambulatory treatment-based monthly nedaplatin plus S-1 in definitive or salvage concurrent chemoradiotherapy for early, advanced, and relapsed esophageal cancer

Hideomi Yamashita, Akihiro Haga, Ryousuke Takenaka, Tomoki Kiritoshi, Kae Okuma, Kuni Ohtomo, Keiichi Nakagawa

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical outcome of stereotactic body radiotherapy for primary and oligometastatic lung tumors: a single institutional study with almost uniform dose with different five treatment schedules

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

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Second-line treatment of recurrent HNSCC: tumor debulking in combination with high-dose-rate brachytherapy and a simultaneous cetuximab-paclitaxel protocol

M. Ritter, I. U. Teudt, J. E. Meyer, U. Schröder, G. Kovács, B. Wollenberg

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lungtech, a phase II EORTC trial of SBRT for centrally located lung tumours – a clinical physics perspective

Marie Lambrecht, Christos Melidis, Jan-Jakob Sonke, Sonja Adebahr, Ronald Boellaard, Marcel Verheij, Matthias Guckenberger, Ursula Nestle, Coen Hurkmans

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Outcomes of hypofractionated stereotactic body radiotherapy boost for intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer

Mekhail Anwar, Vivian Weinberg, Zachary Seymour, I. Joe Hsu, Mack Roach III, Alex R. Gottschalk

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

[18F]Choline PET/CT and stereotactic body radiotherapy on treatment decision making of oligometastatic prostate cancer patients: preliminary results

Francesco Pasqualetti, Marco Panichi, Aldo Sainato, Fabrizio Matteucci, Luca Galli, Paola Cocuzza, Patrizia Ferrazza, Gabriele Coraggio, Giuseppe Pasqualetti, Lisa Derosa, Martina Sollini, Lorenzo Mannelli, Simona Ortori, Fabio Monzani, Sergio Ricci, Carlo Greco, Maria Grazia Fabrini, Paola Anna Erba

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Radiobiological impact of dose calculation algorithms on biologically optimized IMRT lung stereotactic body radiation therapy plans

X. Liang, J. Penagaricano, D. Zheng, S. Morrill, X. Zhang, P. Corry, R. J. Griffin, E. Y. Han, M. Hardee, V. Ratanatharathom

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

On the analysis of clonogenic survival data: Statistical alternatives to the linear-quadratic model

Steffen Unkel, Claus Belka, Kirsten Lauber

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inhalative steroids as an individual treatment in symptomatic lung cancer patients with radiation pneumonitis grade II after radiotherapy – a single-centre experience

C. Henkenberens, S. Janssen, M. Lavae-Mokhtari, K. Leni, A. Meyer, H. Christiansen, M. Bremer, N. Dickgreber

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of a dedicated brain metastases treatment planning optimization for radiosurgery: a new treatment paradigm?

Thierry Gevaert, Femke Steenbeke, Luca Pellegri, Benedikt Engels, Nicolas Christian, Marie-Thérèse Hoornaert, Dirk Verellen, Carine Mitine, Mark De Ridder

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Biological modelling of the radiation dose escalation effect of regional hyperthermia in cervical cancer

J. Crezee, C. M. van Leeuwen, A. L. Oei, L. E. van Heerden, A. Bel, L. J. A. Stalpers, P. Ghadjar, N. A. P. Franken, H. P. Kok

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A practical review of magnetic resonance imaging for the evaluation and management of cervical cancer

Emma C. Fields, Elisabeth Weiss

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of breast sequential and simultaneous integrated boost using the biologically effective dose volume histogram (BEDVH)

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

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for sinonasal tumors: a single center long-term clinical analysis

Vasileios Askoxylakis, Pia Hegenbarth, Carmen Timke, Ladan Saleh-Ebrahimi, Juergen Debus, Falk Röder, Peter E. Huber

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Involved-field radiotherapy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: theory and practice

Minghuan Li, Xiaoli Zhang, Fen Zhao, Yijun Luo, Li Kong, Jinming Yu

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The influence of dose distribution on treatment outcome in the SCOPE 1 oesophageal cancer trial

Rhys Carrington, Emiliano Spezi, Sarah Gwynne, Peter Dutton, Chris Hurt, John Staffurth, Thomas Crosby

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association of oesophageal radiation dose volume metrics, neutropenia and acute radiation oesophagitis in patients receiving chemoradiotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer

Sarah Everitt, Mary Duffy, Mathias Bressel, Belinda McInnes, Christine Russell, Tim Sevitt, David Ball

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Status quo and directions in deep head and neck hyperthermia

Margarethus M. Paulides, Gerda M. Verduijn, Netteke Van Holthe

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Benefits of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy combined with incomplete transcatheter arterial chemoembolization in hepatocellular carcinoma

Eun Kyung Paik, Mi-Sook Kim, Won Il Jang, Young Seok Seo, Chul-Koo Cho, Hyung Jun Yoo, Chul Ju Han, Su Cheol Park, Sang Bum Kim, Young Han Kim

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Beyond D’Amico risk classes for predicting recurrence after external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer: the Candiolo classifier

Domenico Gabriele, Barbara A Jereczek-Fossa, Marco Krengli, Elisabetta Garibaldi, Maria Tessa, Gregorio Moro, Giuseppe Girelli, Pietro Gabriele, the EUREKA-2 consortium

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Consolidation chemotherapy during neoadjuvant chemoradiation (CRT) for distal rectal cancer leads to sustained decrease in tumor metabolism when compared to standard CRT regimen

Angelita Habr-Gama, Rodrigo O. Perez, Guilherme P. São Julião, Igor Proscurshim, Laura M. Fernandez, Marleny N. Figueiredo, Joaquim Gama-Rodrigues, Carlos A. Buchpiguel

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The efficacy of postoperative radiotherapy in localized primary soft tissue sarcoma treated with conservative surgery

Ru-Ping Zhao, Xiao-Li Yu, Zhen Zhang, Li-Juan Jia, Yan Feng, Zhao-Zhi Yang, Xing-Xing Chen, Jian Wang, Sheng-Lin Ma, Xiao-Mao Guo

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Activity-based cost analysis of hepatic tumor ablation using CT-guided high-dose rate brachytherapy or CT-guided radiofrequency ablation in hepatocellular carcinoma

D. Schnapauff, F. Collettini, I. Steffen, G. Wieners, B. Hamm, B. Gebauer, M. H. Maurer

01.12.2016 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Radiation Oncology reviewer acknowledgement 2015

Claus Belka, Sarah M. Theissen

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for high-risk central pulmonary metastases

Jonathan W. Lischalk, Ryan M. Malik, Sean P. Collins, Brian T. Collins, Ismael A. Matus, Eric D. Anderson

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Accelerated partial breast irradiation using robotic radiotherapy: a dosimetric comparison with tomotherapy and three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy

Erwann Rault, Thomas Lacornerie, Hong-Phuong Dang, Frederik Crop, Eric Lartigau, Nick Reynaert, David Pasquier

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Monte Carlo simulation of beam characteristics from small fields based on TrueBeam flattening-filter-free mode

Zhongsu Feng, Haizhen Yue, Yibao Zhang, Hao Wu, Jinsheng Cheng, Xu Su

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Local efficacy and survival outcome of salvage endoscopic therapy for local recurrent lesions after definitive chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer

Ken Hatogai, Tomonori Yano, Takashi Kojima, Masakatsu Onozawa, Satoshi Fujii, Hiroyuki Daiko, Yusuke Yoda, Takuya Hombu, Toshihiko Doi, Kazuhiro Kaneko, Atsushi Ohtsu

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acute toxicity in comprehensive head and neck radiation for nasopharynx and paranasal sinus cancers: cohort comparison of 3D conformal proton therapy and intensity modulated radiation therapy

Mark W. McDonald, Yuan Liu, Michael G. Moore, Peter A. S. Johnstone

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Re-irradiating spinal column metastases using IMRT and VMAT with and without flattening filter - a treatment planning study

Barbara Dobler, Amine Khemissi, Tina Obermeier, Matthias G. Hautmann, Zaira Katsilieri, Oliver Kölbl

01.12.2016 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Chest wall desmoid tumours treated with definitive radiotherapy: a plan comparison of 3D conformal radiotherapy, intensity-modulated radiotherapy and volumetric-modulated arc radiotherapy

Jia Liu, Diana Ng, James Lee, Paul Stalley, Angela Hong

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Overall survival after reirradiation of spinal metastases – independent validation of predictive models

Daniel Buergy, Lena Siedlitzki, Judit Boda-Heggemann, Frederik Wenz, Frank Lohr

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A model for preemptive maintenance of medical linear accelerators—predictive maintenance

Charles M. Able, Alan H. Baydush, Callistus Nguyen, Jacob Gersh, Alois Ndlovu, Igor Rebo, Jeremy Booth, Mario Perez, Benjamin Sintay, Michael T. Munley

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Distribution of prostate nodes: a PET/CT-derived anatomic atlas of prostate cancer patients before and after surgical treatment

Nina-Sophie Hegemann, Vera Wenter, Sonja Spath, Nadia Kusumo, Minglun Li, Peter Bartenstein, Wolfgang P. Fendler, Christian Stief, Claus Belka, Ute Ganswindt

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Personalized treatment planning with a model of radiation therapy outcomes for use in multiobjective optimization of IMRT plans for prostate cancer

Wade P. Smith, Minsun Kim, Clay Holdsworth, Jay Liao, Mark H. Phillips

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Short-course PET based simultaneous integrated boost for locally advanced cervical cancer

Marius Røthe Arnesen, Bernt Louni Rekstad, Caroline Stokke, Kjersti Bruheim, Ayca Muftuler Løndalen, Taran Paulsen Hellebust, Eirik Malinen

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Time course and predictive factors for lung volume reduction following stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) of lung tumors

Michael S. Binkley, Joseph B. Shrager, Aadel Chaudhuri, Rita Popat, Peter G. Maxim, David Benjamin Shultz, Maximilian Diehn, Billy W. Loo Jr

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementation of an intraoperative electron radiotherapy in vivo dosimetry program

Juan López-Tarjuelo, Virginia Morillo-Macías, Ana Bouché-Babiloni, Enrique Boldó-Roda, Rafael Lozoya-Albacar, Carlos Ferrer-Albiach

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Feasibility of a 12-month-exercise intervention during and after radiation and chemotherapy in cancer patients: impact on quality of life, peak oxygen consumption, and body composition

Alexander Grabenbauer, Andrea J. Grabenbauer, Rosa Lengenfelder, Gerhard G. Grabenbauer, Luitpold V. Distel

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

[18F]FDG-PET/CT metabolic parameters as useful prognostic factors in cervical cancer patients treated with chemo-radiotherapy

Fernanda G. Herrera, Thomas Breuneval, John O. Prior, Jean Bourhis, Mahmut Ozsahin

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Outcome of patients with local recurrent gynecologic malignancies after resection combined with intraoperative electron radiation therapy (IOERT)

Nathalie Arians, Robert Foerster, Joachim Rom, Matthias Uhl, Falk Roeder, Jürgen Debus, Katja Lindel

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical results of conformal versus intensity-modulated radiotherapy using a focal simultaneous boost for muscle-invasive bladder cancer in elderly or medically unfit patients

Lotte J. Lutkenhaus, Rob M. van Os, Arjan Bel, Maarten C. C. M. Hulshof

01.12.2016 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Total body irradiation with volumetric modulated arc therapy: Dosimetric data and first clinical experience

Andreas Springer, Josef Hammer, Erwin Winkler, Christine Track, Roswitha Huppert, Alexandra Böhm, Hedwig Kasparu, Ansgar Weltermann, Gregor Aschauer, Andreas L. Petzer, Ernst Putz, Alexander Altenburger, Rainer Gruber, Karin Moser, Karin Wiesauer, Hans Geinitz

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adding concurrent chemotherapy to postoperative radiotherapy improves locoregional control but Not overall survival in patients with salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma—a propensity score matched study

Cheng-En Hsieh, Chien-Yu Lin, Li-Yu Lee, Lan-Yan Yang, Chun-Chieh Wang, Hung-Ming Wang, Joseph Tung-Chieh Chang, Kang-Hsing Fan, Chun-Ta Liao, Tzu-Chen Yen, Ku-Hao Fang, Yan-Ming Tsang

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Portfolio of prospective clinical trials including brachytherapy: an analysis of the ClinicalTrials.gov database

Nikola Cihoric, Alexandros Tsikkinis, Cristina Gutierrez Miguelez, Vratislav Strnad, Ivan Soldatovic, Pirus Ghadjar, Branislav Jeremic, Alan Dal Pra, Daniel M. Aebersold, Kristina Lössl

01.12.2016 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intra-fraction motion of the prostate is not increased by patient couch shifts

Hendrik Ballhausen, Ute Ganswindt, Claus Belka, Minglun Li

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predicting multi-class responses to preoperative chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer patients

Jungsoo Gim, Yong Beom Cho, Hye Kyung Hong, Hee Cheol Kim, Seong Hyeon Yun, Hong-Gyun Wu, Seung-Yong Jeong, Je-Gun Joung, Taesung Park, Woong-Yang Park, Woo Yong Lee

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Characterization of the serum metabolome following radiation treatment in patients with high-grade gliomas

Lina Mörén, Carl Wibom, Per Bergström, Mikael Johansson, Henrik Antti, A. Tommy Bergenheim

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intensity modulated arc therapy implementation in a three phase adaptive 18F-FDG-PET voxel intensity-based planning strategy for head-and-neck cancer

Dieter Berwouts, Luiza Ana Maria Olteanu, Bruno Speleers, Frédéric Duprez, Indira Madani, Tom Vercauteren, Wilfried De Neve, Werner De Gersem

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Genital invasion or perigenital spread may pose a risk of marginal misses for Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) in anal cancer

Julia Koeck, Frank Lohr, Daniel Buergy, Karen Büsing, Marcus J. Trunk, Frederik Wenz, Sabine Mai

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Early detection and prediction of cardiotoxicity after radiation therapy for breast cancer: the BACCARAT prospective cohort study

Sophie Jacob, Atul Pathak, Denis Franck, Igor Latorzeff, Gaelle Jimenez, Olivier Fondard, Matthieu Lapeyre, Daniel Colombier, Eric Bruguiere, Olivier Lairez, Benoit Fontenel, Fabien Milliat, Radia Tamarat, David Broggio, Sylvie Derreumaux, Marianne Ducassou, Jean Ferrières, Dominique Laurier, Marc Benderitter, Marie-Odile Bernier

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Outcomes of patients with loco-regionally recurrent or new primary squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck treated with curative intent reirradiation at Mayo Clinic

Kelly K. Curtis, Helen J. Ross, Ashley L. Garrett, Theresa A. Jizba, Ajay B. Patel, Samir H. Patel, William W. Wong, Michele Y. Halyard, Stephen J. Ko, Heidi E. Kosiorek, Robert L. Foote

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The clinical results of proton beam therapy in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a single center experience

Takashi Ono, Masato Hareyama, Tatsuya Nakamura, Kanako Kimura, Yuichiro Hayashi, Yusuke Azami, Katsumi Hirose, Yoshiomi Hatayama, Motohisa Suzuki, Hitoshi Wada, Yasuhiro Kikuchi, Kenji Nemoto

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Variability in spine radiosurgery treatment planning – results of an international multi-institutional study

André Toussaint, Anne Richter, Frederick Mantel, John C. Flickinger, Inga Siiner Grills, Neelam Tyagi, Arjun Sahgal, Daniel Letourneau, Jason P. Sheehan, David J. Schlesinger, Peter Carlos Gerszten, Matthias Guckenberger

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy of benign skull-base tumors: a dosimetric comparison of volumetric modulated arc therapy with Rapidarc® versus non-coplanar dynamic arcs

Fanny Martin, Florian Magnier, Lucie Berger, Jessica Miroir, Emmanuel Chautard, Pierre Verrelle, Michel Lapeyre, Julian Biau

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Whole brain radiotherapy with adjuvant or concomitant boost in brain metastasis: dosimetric comparison between helical and volumetric IMRT technique

Paolo Borghetti, Sara Pedretti, Luigi Spiazzi, Rossella Avitabile, Mauro Urpis, Federica Foscarini, Giulia Tesini, Francesca Trevisan, Paolo Ghirardelli, Sara Angela Pandini, Luca Triggiani, Stefano Maria Magrini, Michela Buglione

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Feasibility study of DCs/CIKs combined with thoracic radiotherapy for patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer

Luping Zhang, Yanmei Xu, Jie Shen, Feng He, Dan Zhang, Zhengtang Chen, Yuzhong Duan, Jianguo Sun

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Circulating miR-29a and miR-150 correlate with delivered dose during thoracic radiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer

Tru-Khang T. Dinh, Wojciech Fendler, Justyna Chałubińska-Fendler, Sanket S. Acharya, Colin O’Leary, Peter V. Deraska, Alan D. D’Andrea, Dipanjan Chowdhury, David Kozono

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of time factors on overall survival in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a population-based study

Po-Chun Chen, Wen-Shan Liu, Wei-Lun Huang, Cheng-Jung Wu, Ching-Chieh Yang, Ching-Chih Lee

01.12.2016 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Initial characterization, dosimetric benchmark and performance validation of Dynamic Wave Arc

Manuela Burghelea, Dirk Verellen, Kenneth Poels, Cecilia Hung, Mitsuhiro Nakamura, Jennifer Dhont, Thierry Gevaert, Robbe Van den Begin, Christine Collen, Yukinori Matsuo, Takahiro Kishi, Viorica Simon, Masahiro Hiraoka, Mark de Ridder

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Feasibility of automated proton therapy plan adaptation for head and neck tumors using cone beam CT images

Christopher Kurz, Reinoud Nijhuis, Michael Reiner, Ute Ganswindt, Christian Thieke, Claus Belka, Katia Parodi, Guillaume Landry

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Regional hyperthermia combined with chemotherapy in paediatric, adolescent and young adult patients: current and future perspectives

Georg Seifert, Volker Budach, Ulrich Keilholz, Peter Wust, Angelika Eggert, Pirus Ghadjar

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Establishing the feasibility of the dosimetric compliance criteria of RTOG 1308: phase III randomized trial comparing overall survival after photon versus proton radiochemotherapy for inoperable stage II-IIIB NSCLC

Tawfik Giaddui, Wenzhou Chen, Jialu Yu, Liyong Lin, Charles B. Simone II, Lulin Yuan, Yutao U. T. Gong, Q. Jackie Wu, Radhe Mohan, Xiaodong Zhang, Jaques B. Bluett, Michael Gillin, Kevin Moore, Elizabeth O’Meara, Jennifer Presley, Jeffrey D. Bradley, Zhongxing Liao, James Galvin, Ying Xiao

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Challenges in radiobiological modeling: can we decide between LQ and LQ-L models based on reviewed clinical NSCLC treatment outcome data?

Alina Santiago, Steffen Barczyk, Urszula Jelen, Rita Engenhart-Cabillic, Andrea Wittig

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Variable RBE in proton therapy: comparison of different model predictions and their influence on clinical-like scenarios

Giulia Giovannini, Till Böhlen, Gonzalo Cabal, Julia Bauer, Thomas Tessonnier, Kathrin Frey, Jürgen Debus, Andrea Mairani, Katia Parodi

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of sorafenib versus SBRT for unresectable advanced hepatocellular carcinoma

Henry W. C. Leung, Chung-Feng Liu, Agnes L. F. Chan

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Accelerated hyperfractionation plus temozolomide in glioblastoma

David Kaul, Julian Florange, Harun Badakhshi, Arne Grün, Pirus Ghadjar, Sebastian Exner, Volker Budach

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The dosimetric impact of implants on the spinal cord dose during stereotactic body radiotherapy

Gozde Yazici, Sezin Yuce Sari, Fazli Yagiz Yedekci, Altug Yucekul, Sumerya Duru Birgi, Gokhan Demirkiran, Melis Gultekin, Pervin Hurmuz, Muharrem Yazici, Gokhan Ozyigit, Mustafa Cengiz

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Renal atrophy after stereotactic body radiotherapy for renal cell carcinoma

Takaya Yamamoto, Noriyuki Kadoya, Ken Takeda, Haruo Matsushita, Rei Umezawa, Kiyokazu Sato, Masaki Kubozono, Kengo Ito, Yojiro Ishikawa, Maiko Kozumi, Noriyoshi Takahashi, Yu Katagiri, Hiroshi Onishi, Keiichi Jingu

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Integration of 68Ga-PSMA-PET imaging in planning of primary definitive radiotherapy in prostate cancer: a retrospective study

Sabrina Dewes, Kilian Schiller, Katharina Sauter, Matthias Eiber, Tobias Maurer, Markus Schwaiger, Jürgen E. Gschwend, Stephanie E. Combs, Gregor Habl

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical results of mean GTV dose optimized robotic guided SBRT for liver metastases

Nicolaus Andratschke, Alan Parys, Susanne Stadtfeld, Stefan Wurster, Stefan Huttenlocher, Detlef Imhoff, Müjdat Yildirim, Dirk Rades, Claus Michael Rödel, Jürgen Dunst, Guido Hildebrandt, Oliver Blanck

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Role of SGK1 for fatty acid uptake, cell survival and radioresistance of NCI-H460 lung cancer cells exposed to acute or chronic cycling severe hypoxia

Johann Matschke, Elisa Wiebeck, Sebastian Hurst, Justine Rudner, Verena Jendrossek

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hypo-fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy alone using volumetric modulated arc therapy for patients with single, large brain metastases unsuitable for surgical resection

Pierina Navarria, Federico Pessina, Luca Cozzi, Anna Maria Ascolese, Fiorenza De Rose, Antonella Fogliata, Ciro Franzese, Davide Franceschini, Angelo Tozzi, Giuseppe D’Agostino, Tiziana Comito, Cristina Iftode, Giulia Maggi, Giacomo Reggiori, Lorenzo Bello, Marta Scorsetti

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Combined sunitinib and radiation therapy for preoperative treatment of soft tissue sarcoma: results of a phase I trial of the German interdisciplinary sarcoma group (GISG-03)

Jens Jakob, Anna Simeonova, Bernd Kasper, Ulrich Ronellenfitsch, Geraldine Rauch, Frederik Wenz, Peter Hohenberger

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Different outcomes among favourable and unfavourable intermediate-risk prostate cancer patients treated with hypofractionated radiotherapy and androgen deprivation therapy

Stefano Bracci, Mattia F. Osti, Linda Agolli, Luca Bertaccini, Vitaliana De Sanctis, Maurizio Valeriani

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A Nomogram to predict parotid gland overdose in head and neck IMRT

J. Castelli, A. Simon, B. Rigaud, C. Lafond, E. Chajon, J. D. Ospina, P. Haigron, B. Laguerre, A. Ruffier Loubière, K. Benezery, R. de Crevoisier

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Establishing stereotactic body radiotherapy with flattening filter free techniques in the treatment of pulmonary lesions - initial experiences from a single institution

Juliane Rieber, Eric Tonndorf-Martini, Oliver Schramm, Bernhard Rhein, Laila König, Sebastian Adeberg, Eva Meyerhof, Angela Mohr, Jutta Kappes, Hans Hoffmann, Jürgen Debus, Stefan Rieken

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Total body irradiation—an attachment free sweeping beam technique

Petra M. Härtl, Marius Treutwein, Matthias G. Hautmann, Manuel März, Fabian Pohl, Oliver Kölbl, Barbara Dobler

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Capability of leaf interdigitation with different inverse planning strategies in Monaco: an investigation of representative tumour sites

Jinghao Duan, Xiangjuan Meng, Tonghai Liu, Yong Yin

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Target dose conversion modeling from pencil beam (PB) to Monte Carlo (MC) for lung SBRT

Dandan Zheng, Xiaofeng Zhu, Qinghui Zhang, Xiaoying Liang, Weining Zhen, Chi Lin, Vivek Verma, Shuo Wang, Andrew Wahl, Yu Lei, Sumin Zhou, Chi Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prognostic factors in clinical T1N0M0 thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma invading the muscularis mucosa or submucosa

Yusuke Uchinami, Miyako Myojin, Hiroaki Takahashi, Keiichi Harada, Shinichi Shimizu, Masao Hosokawa

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of extremely narrow MLC leaf width on the plan quality of VMAT for prostate cancer

Jong Min Park, So-Yeon Park, Jin Ho Kim, Joel Carlson, Jung-in Kim

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Non-coplanar volumetric-modulated arc therapy (VMAT) for craniopharyngiomas reduces radiation doses to the bilateral hippocampus: a planning study comparing dynamic conformal arc therapy, coplanar VMAT, and non-coplanar VMAT

Megumi Uto, Takashi Mizowaki, Kengo Ogura, Masahiro Hiraoka

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relapse patterns after radiochemotherapy of glioblastoma with FET PET-guided boost irradiation and simulation to optimize radiation target volume

Marc D. Piroth, Norbert Galldiks, Michael Pinkawa, Richard Holy, Gabriele Stoffels, Johannes Ermert, Felix M. Mottaghy, N. Jon Shah, Karl-Josef Langen, Michael J. Eble

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Feasibility study on image guided patient positioning for stereotactic body radiation therapy of liver malignancies guided by liver motion

Christian Heinz, Sabine Gerum, Philipp Freislederer, Ute Ganswindt, Falk Roeder, Stefanie Corradini, Claus Belka, Maximilian Niyazi

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical parameters for predicting radiation-induced liver disease after intrahepatic reirradiation for hepatocellular carcinoma

Yaoru Huang, Shang-Wen Chen, Ching-Chao Fan, Lai-Lei Ting, Chia-Chun Kuo, Jeng-Fong Chiou

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Carbon ion therapy (C12) for high-grade malignant salivary gland tumors (MSGTs) of the head and neck: do non-ACCs profit from dose escalation?

A. D. Jensen, M. Poulakis, V. Vanoni, M. Uhl, N. Chaudhri, P. A. Federspil, K. Freier, J. Krauss, J. Debus

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Titanium peroxide nanoparticles enhanced cytotoxic effects of X-ray irradiation against pancreatic cancer model through reactive oxygen species generation in vitro and in vivo

Masao Nakayama, Ryohei Sasaki, Chiaki Ogino, Tsutomu Tanaka, Kenta Morita, Mitsuo Umetsu, Satoshi Ohara, Zhenquan Tan, Yuya Nishimura, Hiroaki Akasaka, Kazuyoshi Sato, Chiya Numako, Seiichi Takami, Akihiko Kondo

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of non-small cell lung cancer histology on survival as measured by the graded prognostic assessment in patients with brain metastases treated by hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy

Liang-Hua Ma, Guang Li, Hong-Wei Zhang, Zhi-Yu Wang, Jun Dang, Shuo Zhang, Lei Yao

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Local radiotherapy alone following neoadjuvant chemotherapy and surgery in combined clinical stage II and III breast cancer

Rohen White, Tamara Dinneen, Andreas Makris

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Transcriptomic analyses of the radiation response in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma subclones with different radiation sensitivity: time-course gene expression profiles and gene association networks

Agata Michna, Ulrike Schötz, Martin Selmansberger, Horst Zitzelsberger, Kirsten Lauber, Kristian Unger, Julia Hess

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Methodology for analysis and reporting patterns of failure in the Era of IMRT: head and neck cancer applications

Abdallah S. R. Mohamed, David I. Rosenthal, Musaddiq J. Awan, Adam S. Garden, Esengul Kocak-Uzel, Abdelaziz M. Belal, Ahmed G. El-Gowily, Jack Phan, Beth M. Beadle, G. Brandon Gunn, Clifton D. Fuller

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Low-dose brachytherapy for early stage penile cancer: a 20-year single-institution study (73 patients)

Abel Cordoba, Alexandre Escande, Stephanie Lopez, Laurent Mortier, Xavier Mirabel, Bernard Coche-Déqueant, Eric Lartigau

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Resistance training concomitant to radiotherapy of spinal bone metastases – survival and prognostic factors of a randomized trial

Harald Rief, Thomas Bruckner, Ingmar Schlampp, Tilman Bostel, Thomas Welzel, Jürgen Debus, Robert Förster

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of gantry speed on image quality and imaging dose for 4D cone-beam CT acquisition

Andrew P. Santoso, Kwang H. Song, Yujiao Qin, Stephen J. Gardner, Chang Liu, Indrin J. Chetty, Benjamin Movsas, Munther Ajlouni, Ning Wen

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Temporo-spatial cell-cycle kinetics in HeLa cells irradiated by Ir-192 high dose-rate remote afterloading system (HDR-RALS)

Taito Asahina, Atsushi Kaida, Tatsuaki Goto, Ryo-Ichi Yoshimura, Keisuke Sasai, Masahiko Miura

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of hypofractionation and tangential beam IMRT on the acute skin reaction in adjuvant breast cancer radiotherapy

Volker Rudat, Alaa Nour, Salam Abou Ghaida, Aziz Alaradi

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Potential risk factors for jaw osteoradionecrosis after radiotherapy for head and neck cancer

Thomas Kuhnt, Andreas Stang, Andreas Wienke, Dirk Vordermark, Ramona Schweyen, Jeremias Hey

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Optimal timing of salvage radiotherapy for biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: is ultra-early salvage radiotherapy beneficial?

Satoru Taguchi, Kenshiro Shiraishi, Hiroshi Fukuhara, Keiichi Nakagawa, Teppei Morikawa, Akihiro Naito, Shigenori Kakutani, Yuta Takeshima, Hideyo Miyazaki, Tohru Nakagawa, Tetsuya Fujimura, Haruki Kume, Yukio Homma

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dosimetric impact of different bladder and rectum filling during prostate cancer radiotherapy

Zhi Chen, Zhaozhi Yang, Jiazhou Wang, Weigang Hu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Re-irradiation for locoregionally recurrent tumors of the thorax: a single-institution, retrospective study

Kiyomi Sumita, Hideyuki Harada, Hirofumi Asakura, Hirofumi Ogawa, Tsuyoshi Onoe, Shigeyuki Murayama, Satoaki Nakamura, Noboru Tanigawa, Toshiaki Takahashi, Tetsuo Nishimura

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Early clinical experience utilizing scintillator with optical fiber (SOF) detector in clinical boron neutron capture therapy: its issues and solutions

Masayori Ishikawa, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Akira Matsumura, Junichi Hiratsuka, Shin-Ichi Miyatake, Itsuro Kato, Yoshinori Sakurai, Hiroaki Kumada, Shubhechha J. Shrestha, Koji Ono

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Investigation of a real-time EPID-based patient dose monitoring safety system using site-specific control limits

Todsaporn Fuangrod, Peter B. Greer, Henry C. Woodruff, John Simpson, Shashank Bhatia, Benjamin Zwan, Timothy A. vanBeek, Boyd M.C. McCurdy, Richard H. Middleton

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Transient effects of tumor location on the functional architecture at rest in glioblastoma patients: three longitudinal case studies

Noora Tuovinen, Francesco de Pasquale, Massimo Caulo, Chiara Falletta Caravasso, Emilia Giudice, Roberto Miceli, Gianluca Ingrosso, Anne Laprie, Riccardo Santoni, Umberto Sabatini

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Applying a RapidPlan model trained on a technique and orientation to another: a feasibility and dosimetric evaluation

Hao Wu, Fan Jiang, Haizhen Yue, Hui Zhang, Kun Wang, Yibao Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of positron emission tomography on primary tumour delineation and dosimetric outcome in intensity modulated radiotherapy of early T-stage nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Vincent W. C. Wu, Wan-shun Leung, Kwun-lam Wong, Ying-kit Chan, Wing-lam Law, Wing-kwan Leung, Yat-long Yu

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Radiotherapy for Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma: still standard practice and not an outdated treatment option

Michel Zimmermann, Christoph Oehler, Ulrich Mey, Pirus Ghadjar, Daniel Rudolf Zwahlen

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Simultaneous integrated boost (SIB) radiation therapy of right sided breast cancer with and without flattening filter - A treatment planning study

Johannes Maier, Bernadette Knott, Manuel Maerz, Rainer Loeschel, Oliver Koelbl, Barbara Dobler

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Design and evaluation of electron beam energy degraders for breast boost irradiation

Jong In Park, Sung Whan Ha, Jung-in Kim, Hyunseok Lee, Jaegi Lee, Il Han Kim, Sung-Joon Ye

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

High-risk factors of parotid lymph node metastasis in nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a case-control study

Hong-zhi Wang, Cai-neng Cao, Jing-wei Luo, Jun-lin Yi, Xiao-dong Huang, Shi-ping Zhang, Kai Wang, Yuan Qu, Jian-ping Xiao, Su-yan Li, Li Gao, Guo-zhen Xu

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adjuvant chemoradiotherapy instead of revision radical resection after local excision for high-risk early rectal cancer

Jae-Uk Jeong, Taek-Keun Nam, Hyeong-Rok Kim, Hyun-Jeong Shim, Yong-Hyub Kim, Mee Sun Yoon, Ju-Young Song, Sung-Ja Ahn, Woong-Ki Chung

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A critical review of recent developments in radiotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer

Sarah Baker, Max Dahele, Frank J. Lagerwaard, Suresh Senan

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

IMRT delivers lower radiation doses to dental structures than 3DRT in head and neck cancer patients

Eduardo Rodrigues Fregnani, Cláudia Joffily Parahyba, Karina Morais-Faria, Felipe Paiva Fonseca, Pedro Augusto Mendes Ramos, Fábio Yone de Moraes, Karina Gondim Moutinho da Conceição Vasconcelos, Gisela Menegussi, Alan Roger Santos-Silva, Thais B. Brandão

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prospective assessment of the quality of life before, during and after image guided intensity modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer

Joen Sveistrup, Ole Steen Mortensen, Jakob B Bjørner, Svend Aage Engelholm, Per Munck af Rosenschöld, Peter Meidahl Petersen

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hippocampal sparing radiotherapy for glioblastoma patients: a planning study using volumetric modulated arc therapy

Jan Hofmaier, Steffi Kantz, Matthias Söhn, Oliver S. Dohm, Stefan Bächle, Markus Alber, Katia Parodi, Claus Belka, Maximilian Niyazi

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Repeated iodine-125 seed implantations combined with external beam radiotherapy for the treatment of locally recurrent or metastatic stage III/IV non-small cell lung cancer: a retrospective study

Wei Li, Gang Dan, Jianqing Jiang, Yifeng Zheng, Xiushan Zheng, Dan Deng

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Phase II trial of hypofractionated VMAT-based treatment for early stage breast cancer: 2-year toxicity and clinical results

Fiorenza De Rose, Antonella Fogliata, Davide Franceschini, Piera Navarria, Elisa Villa, Cristina Iftode, Giuseppe D’Agostino, Luca Cozzi, Francesca Lobefalo, Pietro Mancosu, Stefano Tomatis, Marta Scorsetti

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prognostic value of phosphorylated Raf kinase inhibitory protein at serine 153 and its predictive effect on the clinical response to radiotherapy in nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Siwei Li, Taowen Liu, Wenfa Mo, Qiaoyan Hou, Yingqiong Zhou, Meilian Liu, Zhoukai He, Zhengchun Liu, Qiuqiu Chen, Hua Wang, Xiang Guo, Weixiong Xia, Musheng Zeng, Haiyun Zhao

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Deformable image registration for adaptive radiotherapy with guaranteed local rigidity constraints

Lars König, Alexander Derksen, Nils Papenberg, Benjamin Haas

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Diffusion and perfusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging for tumor volume definition in radiotherapy of brain tumors

Lu Guo, Gang Wang, Yuanming Feng, Tonggang Yu, Yu Guo, Xu Bai, Zhaoxiang Ye

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Involved field radiotherapy (IFRT) versus elective nodal irradiation (ENI) for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis of incidence of elective nodal failure (ENF)

Ruijian Li, Liang Yu, Sixiang Lin, Lina Wang, Xin Dong, Lingxia Yu, Weiyi Li, Baosheng Li

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

To gate or not to gate - dosimetric evaluation comparing Gated vs. ITV-based methodologies in stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR) treatment of lung cancer

Joshua Kim, Qixue Wu, Bo Zhao, Ning Wen, Munther Ajlouni, Benjamin Movsas, Indrin J. Chetty

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

PARP-1 depletion in combination with carbon ion exposure significantly reduces MMPs activity and overall increases TIMPs expression in cultured HeLa cells

Atanu Ghorai, Asitikantha Sarma, Priyanka Chowdhury, Utpal Ghosh

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long-term disease-specific and cognitive quality of life after intensity-modulated radiation therapy: a cross-sectional survey of nasopharyngeal carcinoma survivors

Alan Kiang, Vivian K. Weinberg, Ka Ho Nicholas Cheung, Erin Shugard, Josephine Chen, Jeanne M. Quivey, Sue S. Yom

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A treatment planning study comparing tomotherapy, volumetric modulated arc therapy, Sliding Window and proton therapy for low-risk prostate carcinoma

Sergiu Scobioala, Christopher Kittel, Nicolas Wissmann, Uwe Haverkamp, Mohammed Channaoui, Omar Habibeh, Khaled Elsayad, Hans Theodor Eich

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Low-dose brachytherapy for early stage penile cancer: a 20-year single-institution study (73 patients)

Abel Cordoba, Alexandre Escande, Stephanie Lopez, Laurent Mortier, Xavier Mirabel, Bernard Coche-Déqueant, Eric Lartigau

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for late radiation-induced tissue toxicity: prospectively patient-reported outcome measures in breast cancer patients

David N. Teguh, René Bol Raap, Henk Struikmans, Cees Verhoef, Linetta B. Koppert, Arne Koole, Yadi Huang, Rob A. van Hulst

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Salvage surgery for local failures after stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for early stage non-small cell lung cancer

Naomi E. Verstegen, Alexander P. W. M. Maat, Frank J. Lagerwaard, Marinus A. Paul, Michel I Versteegh, Joris J. Joosten, Willem Lastdrager, Egbert F. Smit, Ben J. Slotman, Joost J. M. E. Nuyttens, Suresh Senan

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Precise film dosimetry for stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy quality assurance using Gafchromic™ EBT3 films

Ning Wen, Siming Lu, Jinkoo Kim, Yujiao Qin, Yimei Huang, Bo Zhao, Chang Liu, Indrin J. Chetty

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reduced volume SIB-IMRT/IGRT to head and neck cancer in elderly and frail patients: outcome and toxicity

Christoph Straube, Steffi U. Pigorsch, Hagen Scherb, Jan J. Wilkens, Henning Bier, Stephanie E. Combs

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Worst case optimization for interfractional motion mitigation in carbon ion therapy of pancreatic cancer

Julian Steitz, Patrick Naumann, Silke Ulrich, Matthias F. Haefner, Florian Sterzing, Uwe Oelfke, Mark Bangert

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Target delineation and optimal radiosurgical dose for pituitary tumors

Giuseppe Minniti, Mattia Falchetto Osti, Maximillian Niyazi

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Soft tissue sarcoma of the extremities: pending questions on surgery and radiotherapy

Fien Hoefkens, Charlotte Dehandschutter, Johan Somville, Paul Meijnders, Dirk Van Gestel

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mucosal melanoma of the head and neck: a population-based study from Slovenia, 1985-2013

Gaber Plavc, Jasna But-Hadžić, Aleksandar Aničin, Boštjan Lanišnik, Vojislav Didanović, Primož Strojan

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pancreatic cancer adjuvant radiotherapy target volume design: based on the postoperative local recurrence spatial location

Wei Yu, Wei Hu, Yongjie Shui, Xiaoyang Zhu, Chao Li, Xiaoqiu Ren, Xueli Bai, Risheng Yu, Li Shen, Tingbo Liang, Lei Zheng, Qichun Wei

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Suspected recurrence of brain metastases after focused high dose radiotherapy: can [18F]FET- PET overcome diagnostic uncertainties?

Alexander Romagna, Marcus Unterrainer, Christine Schmid-Tannwald, Matthias Brendel, Jörg-Christian Tonn, Silke Birgit Nachbichler, Alexander Muacevic, Peter Bartenstein, Friedrich-Wilhelm Kreth, Nathalie Lisa Albert

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A treatment planning study of proton arc therapy for para-aortic lymph node tumors: dosimetric evaluation of conventional proton therapy, proton arc therapy, and intensity modulated radiotherapy

Jeong-Eun Rah, Gwe-Ya Kim, Do Hoon Oh, Tae Hyun Kim, Jong Won Kim, Dae Yong Kim, Sung Yong Park, Dongho Shin

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Apparent diffusion coefficient histogram shape analysis for monitoring early response in patients with advanced cervical cancers undergoing concurrent chemo-radiotherapy

Jie Meng, Lijing Zhu, Li Zhu, Huanhuan Wang, Song Liu, Jing Yan, Baorui Liu, Yue Guan, Yun Ge, Jian He, Zhengyang Zhou, Xiaofeng Yang

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Registration uncertainties between 3D cone beam computed tomography and different reference CT datasets in lung stereotactic body radiation therapy

Markus Oechsner, Barbara Chizzali, Michal Devecka, Stephanie Elisabeth Combs, Jan Jakob Wilkens, Marciana Nona Duma

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment planning and evaluation of gated radiotherapy in left-sided breast cancer patients using the CatalystTM/SentinelTM system for deep inspiration breath-hold (DIBH)

S. Schönecker, F. Walter, P. Freislederer, C. Marisch, H. Scheithauer, N. Harbeck, S. Corradini, C. Belka

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prostate external beam radiotherapy combined with high-dose-rate brachytherapy: dose-volume parameters from deformably-registered plans correlate with late gastrointestinal complications

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

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Absolute volume of the rectum and AUC from rectal DVH between 25Gy and 50Gy predict acute gastrointestinal toxicity with IG-IMRT in prostate cancer

Céline Mirjolet, Paul M. Walker, Mélanie Gauthier, Cécile Dalban, Suzanne Naudy, Frédéric Mazoyer, Etienne Martin, Philippe Maingon, Gilles Créhange

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparisons of volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) quality assurance (QA) systems: sensitivity analysis to machine errors

Bin Liang, Bo Liu, Fugen Zhou, Fang-fang Yin, Qiuwen Wu

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Initial results for patient setup verification using transperineal ultrasound and cone beam CT in external beam radiation therapy of prostate cancer

Anne Richter, Bülent Polat, Ingulf Lawrenz, Stefan Weick, Otto Sauer, Michael Flentje, Frederick Mantel

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Radiomics based targeted radiotherapy planning (Rad-TRaP): a computational framework for prostate cancer treatment planning with MRI

Rakesh Shiradkar, Tarun K Podder, Ahmad Algohary, Satish Viswanath, Rodney J. Ellis, Anant Madabhushi

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Estimation of second cancer risk after radiotherapy for rectal cancer: comparison of 3D conformal radiotherapy and volumetric modulated arc therapy using different high dose fractionation schemes

Daniel R. Zwahlen, Laura I. Bischoff, Günther Gruber, Marcin Sumila, Uwe Schneider

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intrafractional dose variation and beam configuration in carbon ion radiotherapy for esophageal cancer

M. F. Haefner, F. Sterzing, D. Krug, S. A. Koerber, O. Jaekel, J. Debus, M. M. Haertig

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Contribution of submandibular gland and swallowing structure sparing to post-radiation therapy PEG dependence in oropharynx cancer patients treated with split-neck IMRT technique

Michael F. Gensheimer, Matthew Nyflot, George E. Laramore, Jay J. Liao, Upendra Parvathaneni

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

4DCT and CBCT based PTV margin in Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy(SBRT) of non-small cell lung tumor adhered to chest wall or diaphragm

Yi Li, Jing-lu Ma, Xin Chen, Feng-wen Tang, Xiao-zhi Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

MGDG extracted from spinach enhances the cytotoxicity of radiation in pancreatic cancer cells

Hiroaki Akasaka, Yoshiyuki Mizushina, Kenji Yoshida, Yasuo Ejima, Naritoshi Mukumoto, Tianyuan Wang, Sachiko Inubushi, Masao Nakayama, Yuki Wakahara, Ryohei Sasaki

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of daily patient positioning for radiotherapy with a commercial 3D surface-imaging system (Catalyst™)

F. Walter, P. Freislederer, C. Belka, C. Heinz, M. Söhn, F. Roeder

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Class solutions for SABR-VMAT for high-risk prostate cancer with and without elective nodal irradiation

Sarah O. S. Osman, Prakash Jeevanandam, Nithya Kanakavelu, Denise M. Irvine, Ciara A. Lyons, Suneil Jain, Alan R. Hounsell, Conor K. McGarry

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Distribution of FDG-avid nodes in esophageal cancer: implications for radiotherapy target delineation

Brandon Garcia, Karyn A. Goodman, Lajhem Cambridge, Mark Dunphy, Abraham J. Wu

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

SBRT for centrally localized NSCLC – What is too central?

J. Roesch, C. Panje, F. Sterzing, F. Mantel, U. Nestle, N. Andratschke, M. Guckenberger

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Stereoscopic X-ray imaging, cone beam CT, and couch positioning in stereotactic radiotherapy of intracranial tumors: preliminary results from a cross-modality pilot installation

Barbara Zollner, Christian Heinz, Sabrina Pitzler, Farkhad Manapov, Steffi Kantz, Maya Christine Rottler, Maximilian Niyazi, Ute Ganswindt, Claus Belka, Hendrik Ballhausen

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Three-dimensional surface and ultrasound imaging for daily IGRT of prostate cancer

Marco Krengli, Gianfranco Loi, Carla Pisani, Debora Beldì, Giuseppina Apicella, Valentina Amisano, Marco Brambilla

01.12.2016 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Beam Output Audit results within the EORTC Radiation Oncology Group network

Coen W. Hurkmans, Melissa Christiaens, Sandra Collette, Damien Charles Weber

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