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  1. Content type: Research

    Cells in solid tumours are variably hypoxic and hence resistant to radiotherapy - the essential role of oxygen in the efficiency of irradiation has been acknowledged for decades. However, the currently availab...

    Authors: Olli Metsälä, Joose Kreutzer, Heidi Högel, Petra Miikkulainen, Pasi Kallio and Panu M. Jaakkola

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:220

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  2. Content type: Research

    It has been reported that proximity of the tumor to the optic disc and macula, and radiation dose to the critical structures are substantial risk factors for vision loss following plaque brachytherapy. However...

    Authors: Yongsook C. Lee, Shih-Chi Lin and Yongbok Kim

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:221

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  3. Content type: Research

    The dosimetric leaf gap (DLG) and multileaf collimator (MLC) transmission are two important systematic parameters used to model the rounded MLC leaf ends effect when commissioning an Eclipse treatment planning...

    Authors: Chih-Yuan Lin, An-Cheng Shiau, Jin-Huei Ji, Chia-Jung Lee, Ti-Hao Wang, Shu-Hui Hsu and Ji-An Liang

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:222

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  4. Content type: Research

    To propose an easily applicable segmentation method (perPET-RT) for delineation of tumour volume during radiotherapy on interim fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomogr...

    Authors: J. Ganem, S. Thureau, I. Gardin, R. Modzelewski, S. Hapdey and P. Vera

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:219

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  5. Content type: Research

    This study was performed to evaluate skin toxicity during modern three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) and to evaluate the importance of dose distribution and patient related factors.

    Authors: Kai J. Borm, Maximilian Loos, Markus Oechsner, Michael C. Mayinger, Daniela Paepke, Marion B. Kiechle, Stephanie E. Combs and Marciana N. Duma

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:218

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  6. Content type: Research

    Cancer cachexia is a prevalent symptom of head and neck neoplasms. The reduction in skeletal muscle mass is one of the main characteristics which can lead to poor physical functioning. The purposes of this pil...

    Authors: Manuel Grote, Cornelius Maihöfer, Martin Weigl, Patricia Davies-Knorr and Claus Belka

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:215

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  7. Content type: Research

    Dose escalation of conventionally fractionated radiation therapy (CFRT) above 45–54 Gy has an unclear survival benefit. Prior National Cancer Database (NCDB) analyses have shown improved overall survival with ...

    Authors: Sung Jun Ma, Kavitha M. Prezzano, Gregory M. Hermann and Anurag K. Singh

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:214

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  8. Content type: Research

    A high neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a marker of systemic inflammation and together with the platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) is associated with worse outcomes in several solid tumors. We investiga...

    Authors: Beat Bojaxhiu, Arnoud J. Templeton, Olgun Elicin, Mohamed Shelan, Kathrin Zaugg, Marc Walser, Roland Giger, Daniel M. Aebersold and Alan Dal Pra

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:216

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  9. Content type: Research

    To determine the prognostic impact of comorbidity and age in medically inoperable early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) using the age-adjusted Charls...

    Authors: Julia Dreyer, Michael Bremer and Christoph Henkenberens

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:213

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  10. Content type: Research

    This was a prespecified secondary analysis of a randomized trial that analyzed bone density and pain response following fractionated intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) versus three-dimensional conformal r...

    Authors: Tanja Sprave, Vivek Verma, Robert Förster, Ingmar Schlampp, Katharina Hees, Thomas Bruckner, Tilman Bostel, Rami Ateyah El Shafie, Thomas Welzel, Nils Henrik Nicolay, Jürgen Debus and Harald Rief

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:212

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  11. Content type: Research

    [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography ([18F] FDG-PET/CT) may be used for tumor staging and prognosis in several tumors but its role in rectal cancer is still debated. The ai...

    Authors: Letizia Deantonio, Angela Caroli, Erinda Puta, Daniela Ferrante, Francesco Apicella, Lucia Turri, Gianmauro Sacchetti, Marco Brambilla and Marco Krengli

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:211

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  12. Content type: Research

    To evaluate long-term IPSS score and urinary quality of life after radiotherapy for prostate cancer, in patients with prior history of surgical treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

    Authors: Mélanie Guilhen, Christophe Hennequin, Idir Ouzaid, Ingrid Fumagalli, Valentine Martin, Sophie Guillerm, Pierre Mongiat-Artus, Vincent Ravery, François Desgrandchamps and Laurent Quéro

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:209

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  13. Content type: Research

    HOTAIR was known to enhance radioresistance in several cancers. However, the function of HOTAIR on radioresistance involving the regulation of HIF-1α in cervical cancer has not been reported.

    Authors: Ning Li, Dan-dan Meng, Ling Gao, Yue Xu, Pei-jie Liu, Yong-wei Tian, Zhen-ying Yi, Yan Zhang, Xiao-jing Tie and Zhi-qiao Xu

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:210

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  14. Content type: Research

    Concomitant chemo-radiotherapy is the reference treatment for non-resectable locally-advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). Increasing radiotherapy total dose in the whole tumour volume has been shown to...

    Authors: Sébastien Thureau, Bernard Dubray, Romain Modzelewski, Pierre Bohn, Sébastien Hapdey, Sabine Vincent, Elodie Anger, David Gensanne, Nicolas Pirault, Gouel Pierrick and Pierre Vera

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:208

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  15. Content type: Research

    The aim of our study was to evaluate feasibility, toxicity profile and local control of salvage intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) delivered with simultaneous integrated boost (SIB) associated or not to c...

    Authors: L. Nicosia, L. Agolli, C. Reverberi, V. De Sanctis, L. Marinelli, G. Minniti, J. Di Muzio, M. Valeriani and M. F. Osti

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:207

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  16. Content type: Research

    Radiotherapy of liver metastases is commonly being performed with photon-beam based stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). The high risk for radiation-induced liver disease (RILD) is a limiting factor in ...

    Authors: Gracinda Mondlane, Ana Ureba, Michael Gubanski, P A Lind and Albert Siegbahn

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:206

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  17. Content type: Research

    To assess the efficacy and safety of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) in the management of adrenal gland metastases (AGMs) from lung cancer. Moreover, it is the first two-institutional experience and...

    Authors: Xianzhi Zhao, Xiaofei Zhu, Jianfeng Fei, Haipeng Ren, Yangsen Cao, Xiaoping Ju, Zhiyong Yuan and Huojun Zhang

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:205

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  18. Content type: Research

    Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) offers an alternative treatment for pancreatic cancer, with the potential for improved tumour control and reduced toxicity compared with conventional therapies. Howeve...

    Authors: Christy Goldsmith, P. Nicholas Plowman, Melanie M. Green, Roger G. Dale and Patricia M. Price

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:204

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  19. Content type: Research

    Technological advances in Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) radiation therapy (RT) by high conformal treatments potentially increase control over organs-at-risk (OARs) dose distribution. However, plan optimization remains...

    Authors: Stefania Clemente, Caterina Oliviero, Giuseppe Palma, Vittoria D’Avino, Raffaele Liuzzi, Manuel Conson, Roberto Pacelli and Laura Cella

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:202

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  20. Content type: Research

    Radiation-induced heart disease is mainly caused by activation of the fibrotic process. Transforming growth factor-beta 1 (TGF-β1) and platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) are pro-fibrotic mediators. The aim ...

    Authors: Hanna Aula, Tanja Skyttä, Suvi Tuohinen, Tiina Luukkaala, Mari Hämäläinen, Vesa Virtanen, Pekka Raatikainen, Eeva Moilanen and Pirkko-Liisa Kellokumpu-Lehtinen

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:201

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  21. Content type: Research

    Computed tomography (CT) data used for patient radiotherapy planning can nowadays be used to create 3D-printed boluses. Nevertheless, this methodology requires a second CT scan and planning process when immobi...

    Authors: Giovanna Dipasquale, Alexis Poirier, Yannick Sprunger, Johannes Wilhelmus Edmond Uiterwijk and Raymond Miralbell

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:203

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  22. Content type: Research

    The prognostic value of supra-clavicular lymph node (SCLN) metastases in esophageal cancer (EC) is still not clear.

    Authors: Hong-Yao Xu, Sheng-Xi Wu, He-San Luo, Chu-Yun Chen, Lian-Xing Lin and He-Cheng Huang

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:200

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  23. Content type: Research

    Two prospective phase II trials were designed to assess the efficacy and safety of image-guided proton therapy (IGPT) for either medically inoperable or operable stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The...

    Authors: Koichiro Nakajima, Hiromitsu Iwata, Hiroyuki Ogino, Yukiko Hattori, Shingo Hashimoto, Toshiyuki Toshito, Kensuke Hayashi, Kenji Akita, Fumiya Baba, Katsumi Nakamae, Jun-etsu Mizoe and Yuta Shibamoto

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:199

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  24. Content type: Research

    In adults, a single pre-treatment four-dimensional CT (4D-CT) acquisition is often used to account for respiratory-induced target motion during radiotherapy. However, studies have indicated that a 4D-CT is not...

    Authors: Sophie C. Huijskens, Irma W. E. M. van Dijk, Jorrit Visser, Brian V. Balgobind, Coen R. N. Rasch, Tanja Alderliesten and Arjan Bel

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:198

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  25. Content type: Research

    To compare patterns of care for elderly patients versus non-elderly patients with non-surgically treated stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) using the National Cancer Database (NCDB). We hypothesize t...

    Authors: Eric D Miller, James L Fisher, Karl E Haglund, John C Grecula, Meng Xu-Welliver, Erin M Bertino, Kai He, Peter G Shields, David P Carbone, Terence M Williams, Gregory A Otterson and Jose G Bazan

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:196

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  26. Content type: Research

    Adjuvant radiotherapy in advanced head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC) reduces the risk of local-regional failure and most likely increases the survival rate. Patients at high risk for tumor recurrence m...

    Authors: Christiane Matuschek, Jan Haussmann, Edwin Bölke, Stephan Gripp, Patrick J. Schuler, Bálint Tamaskovics, Peter Arne Gerber, Freddy-Joel Djiepmo-Njanang, Kai Kammers, Christian Plettenberg, Bahar Anooshahr, Klaus Orth and Wilfried Budach

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:195

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  27. Content type: Research

    Radiation therapy is the standard radical treatment for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) but also causes transient as well as long-term complications. Patients who develop severe radiation-induced brainstem inju...

    Authors: Cheng-Yun Yao, Guo-Ren Zhou, Li-Jun Wang, Jian-Hua Xu, Jin-jun Ye, Lan-Fang Zhang, Xia He, Zhen-Zhang Chen and Sheng-Fu Huang

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:194

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  28. Content type: Research

    The SpaceOAR hydrogel is employed to limit rectal radiation dose during prostate radiotherapy. We identified a novel parameter – the product of angle θ and hydrogel volume – to quantify hydrogel placement. Thi...

    Authors: Mark E Hwang, Paul J Black, Carl D Elliston, Brian A Wolthuis, Deborah R Smith, Cheng-Chia Wu, Sven Wenske and Israel Deutsch

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:192

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  29. Content type: Research

    Functional magnetic resonance imaging may provide several quantitative indices strictly related to distinctive tissue signatures with radiobiological relevance, such as tissue cellular density and vascular per...

    Authors: Simona Marzi, Alessia Farneti, Antonello Vidiri, Francesca Di Giuliano, Laura Marucci, Filomena Spasiano, Irene Terrenato and Giuseppe Sanguineti

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:189

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  30. Content type: Research

    Modern radiotherapy offers the possibility of highly accurate tumor treatment. To benefit from this precision at its best, regular positioning verification is necessary. By the use of image-guided radiotherapy...

    Authors: Katharina Bell, Norbert Licht, Christian Rübe and Yvonne Dzierma

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:190

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  31. Content type: Research

    Radiation therapy is an indispensable part of various treatment modalities for breast cancer. Specifically, for non-inflammatory locally advanced breast cancer (LABC) patients, preoperative radiotherapy (pRT) ...

    Authors: Miljana Tanić, Ana Krivokuća, Milena Čavić, Jasmina Mladenović, Vesna Plesinac Karapandžić, Stephan Beck, Siniša Radulović, Snezana Susnjar and Radmila Janković

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:193

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  32. Content type: Short report

    Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma has dismal prognosis. Most patients receive radiation therapy (RT), which is complicated by respiration induced organ motion in upper abdomen. The purpose of this study is to r...

    Authors: Wensha Yang, Zhaoyang Fan, Zixin Deng, Jianing Pang, Xiaoming Bi, Benedick A Fraass, Howard Sandler, Debiao Li and Richard Tuli

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:191

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  33. Content type: Research

    There is currently no worldwide consensus for the management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with portal vein tumor thrombus (PVTT). We evaluated the efficacy of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) as the ...

    Authors: Yongjie Shui, Wei Yu, Xiaoqiu Ren, Yinglu Guo, Jing Xu, Tao Ma, Bicheng Zhang, Jianjun Wu, Qinghai Li, Qiongge Hu, Li Shen, Xueli Bai, Tingbo Liang and Qichun Wei

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:188

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  34. Content type: Research

    Physicians and physicists are expected to contribute to patient safety and quality improvement (QI) in Radiation Oncology (RO), but prior studies suggest that training for this may be inadequate. RO and medica...

    Authors: Matthew B. Spraker, Matthew J. Nyflot, Kristi R. G. Hendrickson, Stephanie Terezakis, Shannon E. Fogh, Gabrielle M. Kane, Eric C. Ford and Jing Zeng

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:186

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  35. Content type: Research

    Despite dosimetric benefits of volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) in breast cancer patients with implant reconstruction receiving regional nodal irradiation (RNI), low dose to the thoracic structures rema...

    Authors: Vishruta A. Dumane, Kitwadee Saksornchai, Ying Zhou, Linda Hong, Simon Powell and Alice Y. Ho

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:187

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  36. Content type: Research

    The patterns of nodal relapse in submandibular gland carcinoma (SMGC) patients treated with postoperative radiotherapy (PORT) remain unclear. This study aims to investigate the nodal failure patterns and the u...

    Authors: Cheng-En Hsieh, Li-Yu Lee, Yung-Chih Chou, Kang-Hsing Fan, Ngan-Ming Tsang, Joseph Tung-Chieh Chang, Hung-Ming Wang, Shu-Hang Ng, Chun-Ta Liao, Tzu-Chen Yen, Ku-Hao Fang and Chien-Yu Lin

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:184

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  37. Content type: Research

    Prostate cancer (PCA) is the most-prevalent non-skin cancer in men worldwide. Nevertheless, the treatment of oligometastatic, especially lymph-node (ln) recurrent, PCA remains elusive. The aim of our study was...

    Authors: M. Oertel, S. Scobioala, K. Kroeger, A. Baehr, L. Stegger, U. Haverkamp, M. Schäfers and H.-T. Eich

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:185

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  38. Content type: Correction

    Following the publication of this article [1], the authors noticed that figures 2, 3, 4 and 5 were in the incorrect order and thus had incorrect captions.

    Authors: Nicole Wiedenmann, Hatice Bunea, Hans C. Rischke, Andrei Bunea, Liette Majerus, Lars Bielak, Alexey Protopopov, Ute Ludwig, Martin Büchert, Christian Stoykow, Nils H. Nicolay, Wolfgang A. Weber, Michael Mix, Philipp T. Meyer, Jürgen Hennig, Michael Bock…

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:183

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    The original article was published in Radiation Oncology 2018 13:159

  39. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that one of the authors’ names is spelled incorrectly. In this Correction the incorrect and correct author name are shown. The original p...

    Authors: Thomas Zilli, Marta Scorsetti, Daniel Zwahlen, Ciro Franzese, Robert Förster, Niccolò Giaj-Levra, Nikolaos Koutsouvelis, Aurelie Bertaut, Michel Zimmermann, Giuseppe Roberto D’Agostino, Filippo Alongi, Matthias Guckenberger and Raymond Miralbell

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:182

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    The original article was published in Radiation Oncology 2018 13:166

  40. Content type: Research

    Concurrent chemoradiotherapy is considered curative intent treatment for patients with non-operative esophageal cancer. Radiation-induced heart damage receives much attention. We performed repeated four-dimens...

    Authors: Xue Wang, Jin-Zhi Wang, Jian-Bin Li, Ying-Jie Zhang, Feng-Xiang Li, Wei Wang, Yan-Luan Guo, Qian Shao, Min Xu, Xi-Jun Liu and Yue Wang

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:181

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  41. Content type: Research

    This study evaluated the effect of radiation dose rate in patients with hematolymphoid malignancies undergoing myeloablative conditioning with total body irradiation (TBI), for hematopoietic stem cell transpla...

    Authors: Dong-Yun Kim, Il Han Kim, Sung-Soo Yoon, Hyoung Jin Kang, Hee Young Shin and Hyun-Cheol Kang

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:180

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  42. Content type: Research

    We report prospectively captured clinical toxicity and patient reported outcomes in a single institutional cohort of patients treated for prostate cancer with proton beam therapy (PBT). This is the largest rep...

    Authors: Howard J. Lee Jr, Meghan W. Macomber, Matthew B. Spraker, Stephen R. Bowen, Daniel S. Hippe, Angela Fung, Kenneth J. Russell, George E. Laramore, Ramesh Rengan, Jay Liao, Smith Apisarnthanarax and Jing Zeng

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:179

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  43. Content type: Research

    A novel remote method for external dosimetric TPS-planned auditing of intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) for clinical trials using electronic portal imaging dev...

    Authors: Narges Miri, Kimberley Legge, Kim Colyvas, Joerg Lehmann, Philip Vial, Alisha Moore, Monica Harris and Peter B. Greer

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:178

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  44. Content type: Research

    To compare the efficacies and toxicities of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) with three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) or conventional two-dimensional radiotherapy (2D-RT) for definitive tr...

    Authors: Yanzhu Lin, Kai Chen, Zhiyuan Lu, Lei Zhao, Yalan Tao, Yi Ouyang and Xinping Cao

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:177

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  45. Content type: Research

    To measure the absorbed dose rate to water and penumbra of a Gamma Knife® (GK) using a polymethyl metacrylate (PMMA) phantom.

    Authors: Jae Pil Chung, Young Min Seong, Tae Yeon Kim, Yona Choi, Tae Hoon Kim, Hyun Joon Choi, Chul Hee Min, Hamza Benmakhlouf, Kook Jin Chun and Hyun-Tai Chung

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:176

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  46. Content type: Research

    Interfractional organ position variation might differ for abdominal organs and this could have consequences for defining safety margins. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to quantify interfractional posi...

    Authors: Sophie C. Huijskens, Irma W. E. M. van Dijk, Jorrit Visser, Brian V. Balgobind, D. te Lindert, Coen R. N. Rasch, Tanja Alderliesten and Arjan Bel

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:173

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  47. Content type: Research

    To analyze the clinical outcome of elderly women with early breast cancer who underwent accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) based on a post-operative single fraction of multicatheter interstitial hig...

    Authors: Rémy Kinj, Marie-Eve Chand, Jocelyn Gal, Mathieu Gautier, Lucile Montagné, Daniel Lam Cham Kee and Jean Michel Hannoun-Lévi

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2018 13:174

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