Dose-volume factors contributing to the incidence of radiation pneumonitis in non-small-cell lung cancer patients treated with three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Lung
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Radiation Pneumonitis
  • Radiotherapy, Conformal

abstract

  • For these patients, commonly used dosimetric and NTCP models are significantly correlated with >or= Grade 3 pneumonitis. Equivalently strong correlations are found in the lower portion of the lungs and the ipsilateral lung, but not in the upper portion or contralateral lung.

publication date

  • October 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 12243805

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 329

end page

  • 39

volume

  • 54

number

  • 2