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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Robotic-based carbon ion therapy and patient positioning in 6 degrees of freedom: setup accuracy of two standard immobilization devices used in carbon ion therapy and IMRT

radiation therapy dose (Gy/GyRBE) range (Gy/GyRBE)  
carbon ion therapy 23.5 18 - 24.4  
IMRT 49 39 - 51  
diagnoses   patients  
adenoid cystic carcinoma 31  
malignant melanoma   3  
mucoepidermoid carcinoma 1  
nasopharyngeal carcinoma 1  
osteosarcoma   1  
adenocarcinoma   1  
  Scotchcast mask thermoplastic head mask total
patients 20 18 38
number of position controls   
6 DOF 162 146 308
3 DOF 319 211 530