Patterns of local and nodal failure in malignant pleural mesothelioma after extrapleural pneumonectomy and photon-electron radiotherapy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Mesothelioma
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Photons
  • Pleural Neoplasms
  • Pneumonectomy

abstract

  • The photon-electron technique was tolerable, but IMRT may provide better target coverage in some patients. IMRT's advantages must be balanced against the increased risk of fatal pulmonary toxicity.

publication date

  • June 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/JTO.0b013e3181a5292c

PubMed ID

  • 19404212

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 746

end page

  • 50

volume

  • 4

number

  • 6