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Table 2 Characteristics of treatments

From: Early stage non-small cell lung cancer treated with pencil beam scanning particle therapy: retrospective analysis of early results on safety and efficacy

  Number of Patients
Breath control techniques
 Gating 20
 Active breathing control 7
 Free Breathing 4
Prescriptions
 5–7.5 GyE X 8–10 Fx 12
 4–5 GyE X 15–16 Fx 3
 2.25–3.5 GyE X 22–31 Fx 16
BED10 (GyE), median (range) 96 (75–119)
Radiation techniques/sources
 PRT only 6
 PRT + CIRT boost 6
 CIRT only 19a
Chemotherapy 6
 1 cycle (neoadjuvant of pemetrexed+ cisplatin) 1
 3 cycles (concurrent of Taxol+ cisplatin) 1
 4 cycles (neoadjuvant of etoposide+ cisplatin) 1
 4 cycles (neoadjuvant of pemetrexed X 3+ docetaxel X 1) 1
 5 cycles (neoadjuvant of gemcitabine+ cisplatin X 3 + concurrent of Taxol+ cisplatin X 2) 1
 6 cycles (neoadjuvant of gemcitabine+ cisplatin) 1
  1. Abbreviations:BED10 Biological effective dose (α/β = 10), PRT Proton radiation therapy, CIRT Carbon ion radiotherapy
  2. aIncluded one patient discontinued X-ray based Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) after 2 fractions due to pneumonia, and received CIRT for 69 GyE/23 fractions