International guideline for the delineation of the clinical target volumes (CTV) for nasopharyngeal carcinoma


Lee A. W. , Ng W. T. , Pan J. J. , Poh S. S. , Ahn Y. C. , AlHussain H., ...Daha Fazla

RADIOTHERAPY AND ONCOLOGY, cilt.126, ss.25-36, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 126 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.radonc.2017.10.032
  • Dergi Adı: RADIOTHERAPY AND ONCOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.25-36

Özet

Purpose: Target delineation in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) often proves challenging because of the notoriously narrow therapeutic margin. High doses are needed to achieve optimal levels of tumour control, and dosimetric inadequacy remains one of the most important independent factors affecting treatment outcome.