The effect of treatment positioning on normal tissue dose in patients with prostate cancer treated with three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • Three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy for prostate cancer in the prone position is associated with significant reduction of the dose to the rectum and bowel resulting in an improvement in the therapeutic ratio.

publication date

  • January 1997

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0360-3016(96)00460-9

PubMed ID

  • 9054872

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 13

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 37

number

  • 1