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  1. It is difficult to determine the most effective approach to patient education or tailor education interventions for patients in radiotherapy without tools that assess patients' specific radiation therapy infor...

    Authors: Georgia KB Halkett and Linda J Kristjanson

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:43

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  2. The study summarised in this report aimed to investigate the interplay between fluence complexity, dose calculation algorithms, dose calculation spatial resolution and delivery characteristics (monitor units, ...

    Authors: Nicolini Giorgia, Fogliata Antonella, Vanetti Eugenio, Clivio Alessandro, Ammazzalorso Filippo and Cozzi Luca

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:42

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  3. To compare the dosimetric advantage of three different intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) plans to a three dimensional (3D) conventional radiation treatment for anal cancer with regards to organs-at-...

    Authors: Cathy Menkarios, David Azria, Benoit Laliberté, Carmen Llacer Moscardo, Sophie Gourgou, Claire Lemanski, Jean-Bernard Dubois, Norbert Aillères and Pascal Fenoglietto

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:41

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  4. The standard treatment of the axilla in breast cancer used to be an axillary lymph node dissection. An axillary lymph node dissection is known to give substantial risks of morbidity. In recent years the sentin...

    Authors: Patty H Spruit, Sabine Siesling, Marloes AG Elferink, Ernest JA Vonk and Carel JM Hoekstra

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:40

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  5. Recent developments in radiotherapeutic technology have resulted in a new approach to treating patients with localized lung cancer. We report preliminary clinical outcomes using stereotactic radiosurgery with ...

    Authors: Brian T Collins, Kelly Erickson, Cristina A Reichner, Sean P Collins, Gregory J Gagnon, Sonja Dieterich, Don A McRae, Ying Zhang, Shadi Yousefi, Elliot Levy, Thomas Chang, Carlos Jamis-Dow, Filip Banovac and Eric D Anderson

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:39

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  6. High-dose radiotherapy is standard treatment for patients with brain cancer. However, in preclinical research external beam radiotherapy is limited to heterotopic murine models– high-dose radiotherapy to the m...

    Authors: Joost JC Verhoeff, Lukas JA Stalpers, Annet W Coumou, Kees Koedooder, Cristina Lavini, Cornelis JF Van Noorden, Jaap Haveman, William P Vandertop and Wouter R van Furth

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:38

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  7. To assess the feasibility and early toxicity of selective, IMRT-based dose escalation (simultaneous integrated boost) to biopsy proven dominant intra-prostatic lesions visible on MRI.

    Authors: Anurag K Singh, Peter Guion, Nancy Sears-Crouse, Karen Ullman, Sharon Smith, Paul S Albert, Gabor Fichtinger, Peter L Choyke, Sheng Xu, Jochen Kruecker, Bradford J Wood, Axel Krieger and Holly Ning

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:36

    Content type: Research

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  8. To compare non coplanar field (NCF) with coplanar field (CF) -intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) planning for ethmoid cancer.

    Authors: Antoine Serre, Katia Idri, Pascal Fenoglietto, Norbert Ailleres, Lore Santoro, Claire Lemanski, Renaud Garrel, Marc Makeieff, Ali Allaw, Jean-Bernard Dubois and David Azria

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:35

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  9. Respiration-gated radiotherapy (RGRT) can decrease treatment toxicity by allowing for smaller treatment volumes for mobile tumors. RGRT is commonly performed using external surrogates of tumor motion. We descr...

    Authors: John R van Sörnsen de Koste, Johan P Cuijpers, Frank GM de Geest, Frank J Lagerwaard, Ben J Slotman and Suresh Senan

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:32

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  10. Smoking is an important risk factor for the development of cancer. Smoking during radiochemotherapy therapy may have a negative influence on prognosis. We evaluated the effect of smoking during radiochemothera...

    Authors: Sabine Kathrin Mai, Grit Welzel, Verena Haegele and Frederik Wenz

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:30

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  11. To assess acute (primary endpoint) and late toxicity, quality of life (QOL), biochemical or clinical failure (secondary endpoints) of a hypofractionated IMRT schedule for prostate cancer (PC).

    Authors: Sara Junius, Karin Haustermans, Barbara Bussels, Raymond Oyen, Bianca Vanstraelen, Tom Depuydt, Jan Verstraete, Steven Joniau and Hendrik Van Poppel

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:29

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  12. To investigate whether Radiation therapy (RT) should follow breast conserving surgery in women with ductal carcinoma in situ from breast cancer (DCIS) with objective of decreased mortality, invasive or non inv...

    Authors: Gustavo A Viani, Eduardo J Stefano, Sérgio L Afonso, Lígia I De Fendi, Francisco V Soares, Paola G Leon and Flavio S Guimarães

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:28

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  13. Results of high-dose chemo-radiotherapy (CRT), using the treatment schedules of EORTC study 08972/22973 or radiotherapy (RT) alone were analyzed among all patients (pts) with Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)...

    Authors: Apollonia LJ Uitterhoeve, Mia GJ Koolen, Rob M van Os, Kees Koedooder, Marlou van de Kar, Bradley R Pieters and Caro CE Koning

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:27

    Content type: Short report

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  14. Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) affords unparalleled capacity to deliver conformal radiation doses to tumors in the central nervous system. However, to date, there are few reported outcomes from u...

    Authors: Clifton D Fuller, Mehee Choi, Britta Forthuber, Samuel J Wang, Nancy Rajagiriyil, Bill J Salter and Martin Fuss

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:26

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  15. The ATM protein is activated as a result of ionizing radiation, and genetic variants of the ATM gene may therefore affect the level of radiation-induced damage. Individuals heterozygous for ATM mutations have bee...

    Authors: Hege Edvardsen, Toril Tefre, Laila Jansen, Phuong Vu, Bruce G Haffty, Sophie D Fosså, Vessela N Kristensen and Anne-Lise Børresen-Dale

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:25

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  16. At Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (GSI) more than 330 patients have been treated with scanned carbon ion beams in a pilot project. To date, only stationary tumors have been treated. In the presence of m...

    Authors: Christoph Bert and Eike Rietzel

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:24

    Content type: Research

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  17. Several experimental strategies of radiation-induced central nervous system toxicity prevention have recently resulted in encouraging data. The present review summarizes the background for this research and th...

    Authors: Carsten Nieder, Nicolaus Andratschke and Sabrina T Astner

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:23

    Content type: Review

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  18. Impact of non-pharmacological innovations on cancer cure rates is difficult to assess. It remains unclear, whether outcome improves with 2- [18-F]-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose-positron emission tomography and integra...

    Authors: Sacha Rothschild, Gabriela Studer, Burkhardt Seifert, Pia Huguenin, Christoph Glanzmann, J Bernard Davis, Urs M Lütolf, Thomas F Hany and I Frank Ciernik

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:22

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  19. To determine the usefulness of dose volume histogram (DVH) factors for predicting the occurrence of radiation pneumonitis (RP) after application of stereotactic radiation therapy (SRT) for lung tumors, DVH fac...

    Authors: Hideomi Yamashita, Keiichi Nakagawa, Naoki Nakamura, Hiroki Koyanagi, Masao Tago, Hiroshi Igaki, Kenshiro Shiraishi, Nakashi Sasano and Kuni Ohtomo

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:21

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  20. To correlate the metabolic changes with size changes for tumor response by concomitant PET-CT evaluation of lung cancers after radiotherapy.

    Authors: Ching-yee O Wong, Joseph Schmidt, Jeffery S Bong, Suyra Chundru, Larry Kestin, Di Yan, Inga Grills, Marianne Gaskill, Vincent Cheng, Alvaro A Martinez and Darlene Fink-Bennett

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:18

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  21. Except for early T1,2 N0 stages, the prognosis for patients with oral cavity cancer (OCC) is reported to be worse than for carcinoma in other sites of the head and neck (HNC). The aim of this work was to asses...

    Authors: Gabriela Studer, Roger A Zwahlen, Klaus W Graetz, Bernard J Davis and Christoph Glanzmann

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:16

    Content type: Research

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  22. Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) survivors who undergo radiotherapy experience increased risks of second cancers (SC) and cardiac sequelae. To reduce such risks, extended-field radiotherapy (RT) for HL has largely been...

    Authors: Eng-Siew Koh, Tu Huan Tran, Mostafa Heydarian, Rainer K Sachs, Richard W Tsang, David J Brenner, Melania Pintilie, Tony Xu, June Chung, Narinder Paul and David C Hodgson

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:13

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  23. A multi-centre study to assess the value of combined surgical resection and radiotherapy for the treatment of desmoid tumours.

    Authors: Brigitta G Baumert, Martin O Spahr, Arthur Von Hochstetter, Sylvie Beauvois, Christine Landmann, Katrin Fridrich, Salvador Villà, Michael J Kirschner, Guy Storme, Peter Thum, Hans K Streuli, Norbert Lombriser, Robert Maurer, Gerhard Ries, Ernst-Arnold Bleher, Alfred Willi…

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:12

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  24. Intraoperative Radiotherapy (IORT) is a method by which a critical radiation dose is delivered to the tumour bed immediately after surgical excision. It is being investigated whether a single high dose of radi...

    Authors: Kris S Armoogum, John M Parry, Salam K Souliman, David G Sutton and Colin D Mackay

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:11

    Content type: Research

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  25. To evaluate the results of salvage conformal radiation therapy (3DC-EBRT) for patients submitted to radical prostatectomy (RP) who have achieved complete PSA response and who have never been treated with hormo...

    Authors: Alexandre A Jacinto, Angelo BS Fede, Lívia A Fagundes, João V Salvajoli, Marcus S Castilho, Gustavo A Viani, Ricardo C Fogaroli, Paulo ERS Novaes, Antonio Cássio A Pellizzon, Maria AC Maia and Robson Ferrigno

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:8

    Content type: Research

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  26. To evaluate the performance of seven different TPS (Treatment Planning Systems: Corvus, Eclipse, Hyperion, KonRad, Oncentra Masterplan, Pinnacle and PrecisePLAN) when intensity modulated (IMRT) plans are desig...

    Authors: Antonella Fogliata, Giorgia Nicolini, Markus Alber, Mats Åsell, Alessandro Clivio, Barbara Dobler, Malin Larsson, Frank Lohr, Friedlieb Lorenz, Jan Muzik, Martin Polednik, Eugenio Vanetti, Dirk Wolff, Rolf Wyttenbach and Luca Cozzi

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:7

    Content type: Methodology

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  27. To report the toxicity after intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for patients with localized prostate cancer, as a sole treatment or after radical prostatectomy.

    Authors: Michael J Chen, Eduardo Weltman, Rodrigo M Hanriot, Fábio P Luz, Paulo J Cecílio, José C da Cruz, Frederico R Moreira, Adriana S Santos, Lidiane C Martins and Wladmir Nadalin

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:6

    Content type: Short report

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  28. Platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) was originally identified as a constituent of blood serum and subsequently purified from human platelets. PDGF ligand is a dimeric molecule consisting of two disulfide-bon...

    Authors: Minglun Li, Verena Jendrossek and Claus Belka

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:5

    Content type: Review

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  29. Common complications of thoracic radiotherapy include esophagitis and radiation pneumonitis. However, it is important to be aware of uncommon post-radiotherapy complications such as bronchiolitis obliterans or...

    Authors: Robin Cornelissen, Suresh Senan, Imogeen E Antonisse, Hauw Liem, Youke KY Tan, Arjan Rudolphus and Joachim GJV Aerts

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:2

    Content type: Short report

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  30. The sensitizing effects of 2-benzoyl-3-phenyl-6,7-dichloroquinoxaline 1,4-dioxide (DCQ) and ionizing radiation (IR) were determined in four colon cancer cells and in FHs74Int normal intestinal cells.

    Authors: Wafica Itani, Fady Geara, Joelle Haykal, Makhluf Haddadin and Hala Gali-Muhtasib

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2007 2:1

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  31. Medulloblastoma and other types of tumors that gain access to the cerebrospinal fluid can spread throughout the craniospinal axis. The purpose of this study was to devise a simple multi-compartment kinetic mod...

    Authors: Jeffrey J Meyer, Lawrence B Marks, Edward C Halperin and John P Kirkpatrick

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:48

    Content type: Research

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  32. Tumors of the skull base pose unique challenges to radiosurgical treatment because of their irregular shapes, proximity to critical structures and variable tumor volumes. In this study, we investigate whether ...

    Authors: Sean P Collins, Nicholas D Coppa, Ying Zhang, Brian T Collins, Donald A McRae and Walter C Jean

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:46

    Content type: Methodology

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  33. The aim of this study was to compare and to validate different dose calculation algorithms for the use in radiation therapy of small lung lesions and to optimize the treatment planning using accurate dose calc...

    Authors: Barbara Dobler, Cornelia Walter, Antje Knopf, Daniella Fabri, Rainer Loeschel, Martin Polednik, Frank Schneider, Frederik Wenz and Frank Lohr

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:45

    Content type: Research

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  34. Pelvic Radiotherapy (RT) as a postoperative treatment for endometrial cancer improves local regional control. Brachytherapy also improves vaginal control. Both treatments imply significant side effects that a ...

    Authors: Marcus S Castilho, Alexandre A Jacinto, Gustavo A Viani, Andre Campana, Juliana Carvalho, Robson Ferrigno, Paulo ERS Novaes, Ricardo C Fogaroli and Joao V Salvajoli

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:44

    Content type: Methodology

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  35. 4-dimensional CT (4DCT) scans are increasingly used to account for mobility during radiotherapy planning. As variations in respiratory patterns can alter observed motion, with consequent changes in the generat...

    Authors: Ylanga G van der Geld, Frank J Lagerwaard, John R van Sörnsen de Koste, Johan P Cuijpers, Ben J Slotman and Suresh Senan

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:43

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  36. Hypofractionated radiotherapy may overcome repopulation in rapidly proliferating tumors such as lung cancer. It is more convenient for the patients and reduces health care costs. This study reports our results...

    Authors: Sergio L Faria, Luis Souhami, Lorraine Portelance, Marie Duclos, Te Vuong, David Small and Carolyn R Freeman

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:42

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  37. We retrospectively evaluated acute toxicity in 88 patients that were treated with capecitabine and concurrent radiotherapy to the upper abdomen. These patients included 28 (32%) with pancreatic adenocarcinoma,...

    Authors: Prajnan Das, Robert A Wolff, James L Abbruzzese, Gauri R Varadhachary, Douglas B Evans, Jean Nicolas Vauthey, Andrew Baschnagel, Marc E Delclos, Sunil Krishnan, Nora A Janjan and Christopher H Crane

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:41

    Content type: Short report

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  38. Aim of this work was to assess loco-regional disease control in head and neck cancer (HNC) patients treated with postoperative intensity modulated radiation therapy (pIMRT). For comparative purposes, risk feat...

    Authors: Gabriela Studer, Katrin Furrer, Bernard J Davis, Sandro S Stoeckli, Roger A Zwahlen, Urs M Luetolf and Christoph Glanzmann

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:40

    Content type: Research

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  39. New concepts in radiation oncology are based on the concept that combinations of irradiation and molecular targeted drugs can yield synergistic or at least additive effects. Up to now the combination of two tr...

    Authors: Maximilian Niyazi and Claus Belka

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:39

    Content type: Methodology

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  40. To report the treatment results and prognostic factors of childhood patients with Hodgkin's disease treated with chemotherapy (CT) followed by low dose radiotherapy (RT).

    Authors: Gustavo A Viani, Marcus S Castilho, Paulo E Novaes, Celia G Antonelli, Robson Ferrigno, Cassio A Pellizzon, Ricardo C Fogaroli, Maria A Conte and Joao V Salvajoli

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:38

    Content type: Research

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  41. A protocol of electronic portal imaging (EPI) registration for the verification of radiation treatment fields has been implemented at our institution. A template is generated using the reference images, which ...

    Authors: Eric Berthelet, Pauline T Truong, Sergei Zavgorodni, Veronika Moravan, Mitchell C Liu, Jim Runkel, Bill Bendorffe and Dorothy Sayers

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:37

    Content type: Research

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  42. Treatment of choroidal melanoma with radiation often involves placement of customized brachytherapy eye-plaques. However, the dosimetric properties inherent in source-based radiotherapy preclude facile dose op...

    Authors: Carlos Esquivel Jr., Clifton D Fuller, Robert G Waggener, Adrian Wong, Martin Meltz, Melissa Blough, Tony Y Eng and Charles R Thomas Jr.

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:36

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  43. Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) is a well-known histological and clinical subtype of B-cell non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas. It is usually characterized by an aggressive disease course, presenting with advanced stage disea...

    Authors: Andrea Riccardo Filippi, Pierfrancesco Franco, Marco Galliano and Umberto Ricardi

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:35

    Content type: Short report

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  44. The dose distribution to the rectum, delineated as solid organ, rectal wall and rectal surface, in 3D conformal (3D-CRT) and intensity-modulated radiotherapy treatment (IMRT) planning for localized prostate ca...

    Authors: Matthias Guckenberger, Jürgen Meyer, Kurt Baier, Dirk Vordermark and Michael Flentje

    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2006 1:34

    Content type: Research

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