Radiotherapy Treatment of Early-Stage Prostate Cancer with IMRT and Protons: A Treatment Planning Comparison Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Protons
  • Radiotherapy, Conformal
  • Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated

abstract

  • In the range higher than 60 Gy/CGE, IMRT achieved significantly better sparing of the bladder, whereas rectal sparing was similar with 3D-CPT and IMRT. Dose to healthy tissues in the range lower than 50% of the target prescription was substantially lower with proton therapy.

publication date

  • October 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2695934

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2007.03.018

PubMed ID

  • 17513063

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 444

end page

  • 53

volume

  • 69

number

  • 2