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  1. FLT-PET/CT can accurately identify and locate functional bone marrow (FBM) with hematopoietic capability, the FBM were divided into two levels as FBM1 (strongest hemopoietic ability region)and FBM2 (moderate hemo...

    Authors: Hongbo Chen, Qian Zhong, Yujie Liu, Jinyan Li, Wenjing Deng, Jie Wang, Shuquan Zhou, Zengrong Yu, Xianzhan Huang, Yuanqiong Huang, Bo Zhen, Jihong Wei, Weijian Zhang, Xiaohong Ruan and Lin Xiao
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:193
  2. Highly modulated radiotherapy plans aim to achieve target conformality and spare organs at risk, but the high complexity of the plan may increase the uncertainty of treatment. Thus, patient-specific quality as...

    Authors: Liyuan Chen, Huanli Luo, Shi Li, Xia Tan, Bin Feng, Xin Yang, Ying Wang and Fu Jin
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:192
  3. Previous researches have demonstrated that adaptive replanning during intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) could enhance the prognosis of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). However, the deli...

    Authors: Xiate Zhou, Jian Zhu, Chao Zhou, Wei Wang, Weijun Ding, Meng Chen, Kuifei Chen, Shuling Li, Xiaofeng Chen and Haihua Yang
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:190
  4. To discuss the optimal treatment modality for inoperable locally advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer patients with poor physical status, impaired cardio-pulmonary function, and negative driver genes, and provi...

    Authors: Yonglong Jin, Shosei Shimizu, Yinuo Li, Yuan Yao, Xiguang Liu, Hongzong Si, Hideyuki Sakurai and Wenjing Xiao
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:189
  5. In a recent phase III randomized control trial, delivering a focal radiotherapy (RT) boost to tumors visible on MRI was shown to improve disease-free survival and regional/distant metastasis-free survival for ...

    Authors: Allison Y. Zhong, Asona J. Lui, Matthew S. Katz, Alejandro Berlin, Sophia C. Kamran, Amar U. Kishan, Vedang Murthy, Himanshu Nagar, Daniel Seible, Bradley J. Stish, Alison C. Tree and Tyler M. Seibert
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:188
  6. Few dosimetric comparisons have been published between linear accelerator (LA)-based systems and CyberKnife (CK)-based robotic radiosurgery systems for cardiac radio-ablation in ventricular tachycardia. This s...

    Authors: Ching-Yu Wang, Li-Ting Ho, Lian-Yu Lin, Hsing-Min Chan, Hung-Yi Chen, Tung-Lin Yu, Yu-Sen Huang, Sung-Hsin Kuo, Wen-Jeng Lee and Jenny Ling-Yu Chen
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:187
  7. Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) is a radiation technique applying a single fraction with a high dose during surgery. We report the first abdomino-pelvic application of an image-guided intraoperative el...

    Authors: Falk Roeder, Gerd Fastner, Christoph Fussl, Felix Sedlmayer, Markus Stana, Johannes Berchtold, Tarkan Jäger, Jaroslav Presl, Philipp Schredl, Klaus Emmanuel, Daniela Colleselli, Gabriel Kotolacsi, Philipp Scherer, Philipp Steininger and Christoph Gaisberger
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:186
  8. Stereotactic arrhythmia radioablation (STAR) is delivered with a planning target volume (PTV) prescription dose of 25 Gy, mostly to the surrounding 75–85% isodose line. This means that the average and maximum ...

    Authors: Boldizsar Kovacs, Michael Mayinger, Stefanie Ehrbar, Debra Fesslmeier, Maiwand Ahmadsei, Lorraine Sazgary, Robert Manka, Hatem Alkadhi, Frank Ruschitzka, Firat Duru, Alexandros Papachristofilou, Christian Sticherling, Slawomir Blamek, Krzysztof S. Gołba, Matthias Guckenberger, Ardan M. Saguner…
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:185
  9. Radiotherapy is widely used in treating cervical cancer patients, however, radioresistance unavoidably occurs and seriously affects the treatment effect. It is well known that hypoxia plays an important role i...

    Authors: Junying Zhou, Ningjing Lei, Wanjia Tian, Ruixia Guo, Feng Gao, Hanlin Fu, Jing Zhang, Shiliang Dong, Mengyu Chen, Qian Ma, Yong Li and Lei Chang
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:183
  10. Although magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-to-computed tomography (CT) synthesis studies based on deep learning have significantly progressed, the similarity between synthetic CT (sCT) and real CT (rCT) has onl...

    Authors: Siqi Yuan, Xinyuan Chen, Yuxiang Liu, Ji Zhu, Kuo Men and Jianrong Dai
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:182
  11. Adjuvant whole breast radiotherapy and systemic therapy are part of the current evidence-based treatment protocols for early breast cancer, after breast-conserving surgery. Numerous randomized trials have inve...

    Authors: Jan Haussmann, Wilfried Budach, Stefanie Corradini, David Krug, Danny Jazmati, Bálint Tamaskovics, Edwin Bölke, Alessia Pedotoa, Kai Kammers and Christiane Matuschek
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:181
  12. Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) requires delivery quality assurance (DQA) to ensure treatment accuracy and safety. Irradiation techniques such as helical tomotherapy (HT) have become increasingly ...

    Authors: Yuichi Tanaka, Masatoshi Hashimoto, Minoru Ishigami, Masahiro Nakano and Tomoyuki Hasegawa
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:180
  13. To develop and validate radiomics models for prediction of tumor response to neoadjuvant therapy (NAT) in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC) using both pre-NAT and post-NAT multiparameter magn...

    Authors: Hongyan Huang, Lujun Han, Jianbo Guo, Yanyu Zhang, Shiwei Lin, Shengli Chen, Xiaoshan Lin, Caixue Cheng, Zheng Guo and Yingwei Qiu
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:179
  14. Patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer (PC) sometimes experience gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) due to tumor invasion of the gastrointestinal tract (tumor bleeding); no standard treatment has been estab...

    Authors: Taro Shibuki, Mitsuhito Sasaki, Shota Yamaguchi, Kanae Inoue, Tomonao Taira, Tomoyuki Satake, Kazuo Watanabe, Hiroshi Imaoka, Shuichi Mitsunaga, Takeshi Fujisawa, Kento Tomizawa, Hidekazu Oyoshi, Masaki Nakamura, Hidehiro Hojo and Masafumi Ikeda
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:178
  15. This study aimed to evaluate an a-priori multicriteria plan optimization algorithm (mCycle) for locally advanced breast cancer radiation therapy (RT) by comparing automatically generated VMAT (Volumetric Modul...

    Authors: Livia Marrazzo, Laura Redapi, Roberto Pellegrini, Peter Voet, Icro Meattini, Chiara Arilli, Silvia Calusi, Marta Casati, Deborah Chilà, Antonella Compagnucci, Cinzia Talamonti, Margherita Zani, Lorenzo Livi and Stefania Pallotta
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:176
  16. Accurate prediction of response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (nCRT) is very important for treatment plan decision in locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC). The aim of this study was to investigate whether ...

    Authors: Xuezhi Zhou, Yi Yu, Yanru Feng, Guojun Ding, Peng Liu, Luying Liu, Wenjie Ren, Yuan Zhu and Wuteng Cao
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:175
  17. Randomized controlled study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of Sanyrene® vs. control intervention (DaBao®, a complex of hyaluronic acid and Vitamin E) for acute radiation dermatitis in patients receivin...

    Authors: Xiaoli Long, Jing Guo, Yutian Yin, Ming Cheng, Xiao Zhang, Jing Zhang, Pengyuan Wang, Jian Zang and Lina Zhao
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:174
  18. Spacer placement surgery is useful in particle therapy (PT) for patients with abdominopelvic malignant tumors located adjacent to the gastrointestinal tract. This study aimed to assess the safety, efficacy, an...

    Authors: Ryosuke Fujinaka, Shohei Komatsu, Kazuki Terashima, Yusuke Demizu, Satoshi Omiya, Masahiro Kido, Hirochika Toyama, Sunao Tokumaru, Tomoaki Okimoto and Takumi Fukumoto
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:173
  19. Limited studies explored the relationship between lymphocyte recovery after definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy (dCCRT) and prognosis in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC).

    Authors: Ihsuan Tseng, Dashan Ai, Yun Chen, Hongcheng Zhu, Fangfang Li, Yang Xu, Lu Yu, Qi Liu, Jiaying Deng, Shengnan Hao, Zhengfei Zhu, Weixin Zhao, Min Fan, Ling Li, Fengtao Su and Kuaile Zhao
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:172
  20. Fatigue during radiation therapy in women with breast cancer can decrease quality of life (QOL), yet it is often underestimated and needs to be evaluated objectively. This longitudinal study aimed to evaluate ...

    Authors: Miwa Aoki, Hirohiko Kuratsune, Sena Yamamoto, Toshiko Hirano, Kumiko Hanaeda, Yasuka Nishi, Tamami Okada, Maki Nadamura, Chiho Kobayashi, Emiko Sumita, Junko Gotou, Masahiko Koizumi and Harue Arao
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:171
  21. Accurate delineation of clinical target volume of tumor bed (CTV-TB) is important but it is also challenging due to surgical effects and soft tissue contrast. Recently a few auto-segmentation methods were deve...

    Authors: Xin Xie, Yuchun Song, Feng Ye, Shulian Wang, Hui Yan, Xinming Zhao and Jianrong Dai
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:170
  22. Patients with locoregionally uncontrolled breast tumors are frequently referred for breast palliative radiotherapy (PRT) to mitigate symptoms. We analyzed the outcomes following breast PRT to optimize PRT acco...

    Authors: Nalee Kim, Haeyoung Kim, Won Park, Won Kyung Cho, Tae Gyu Kim, Young-Hyuck Im, Jin Seok Ahn, Yeon Hee Park and Ji-Yeon Kim
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:168
  23. The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology in cancer care has gained unprecedented global attention over the past few decades. This has impacted the way that cancer care is practiced and delive...

    Authors: Iman Hesso, Reem Kayyali, Debbie-Rose Dolton, Kwanyoung Joo, Lithin Zacharias, Andreas Charalambous, Maria Lavdaniti, Evangelia Stalika, Tarek Ajami, Wanda Acampa, Jasmina Boban and Shereen Nabhani-Gebara
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:167
  24. Head and neck cancer is a kind of cancer which can be eradicated from radical radiation therapy. However, with best efforts, nearly 40% patients will experience locoregional recurrence. Locoregional recurrence...

    Authors: Shu Zhang, Ni Zeng, Jiangping Yang, Jinlan He, Fubin Zhu, Wenjun Liao, Maoqi Xiong and Yan Li
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:166
  25. The aim was to assess the feasibility of online adaptive radiotherapy (oART) for bladder cancer using a focal boost by focusing on the quality of the online treatment plan and automatic target delineation, dur...

    Authors: Sana Azzarouali, Karin Goudschaal, Jorrit Visser, Maarten Hulshof, Marjan Admiraal, Niek van Wieringen, Jakko Nieuwenhuijzen, Jan Wiersma, Laurien Daniëls, Duncan den Boer and Arjan Bel
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:165
  26. Manual clinical target volume (CTV) and gross tumor volume (GTV) delineation for rectal cancer neoadjuvant radiotherapy is pivotal but labor-intensive. This study aims to propose a deep learning (DL)-based wor...

    Authors: Jianhao Geng, Xianggao Zhu, Zhiyan Liu, Qi Chen, Lu Bai, Shaobin Wang, Yongheng Li, Hao Wu, Haizhen Yue and Yi Du
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:164
  27. The THUNDER-2 phase II single institutional trial investigates the benefits of MRI-guided radiotherapy (MRIgRT) in treating locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC). This study focuses on evaluating the impact of...

    Authors: Giuditta Chiloiro, Angela Romano, Davide Cusumano, Luca Boldrini, Giulia Panza, Lorenzo Placidi, Elisa Meldolesi, Matteo Nardini, Guenda Meffe, Gianluca Nicolini, Claudio Votta, Luca Indovina and Maria Antonietta Gambacorta
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:163
  28. To compare intensity reduction plans for liver cancer with or without a magnetic field and optimize field and subfield numbers in the intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) plans designed for liver masses in ...

    Authors: Xin Liu, Peijun Yin, Tengxiang Li, Yong Yin and Zhenjiang Li
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:162
  29. One of the main limiting factors of whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT) for primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is the impairment of neurocognitive functions (NCFs), which is mainly caused by radi...

    Authors: Ciro Mazzarella, Silvia Chiesa, Lucrezia Toppi, Stefan Hohaus, Simona Gaudino, Francesco D’Alo, Nicola Dinapoli, Resta Davide, Tiziano Zinicola, Serena Bracci, Antonella Martino, Francesco Beghella Bartoli, Elisabetta Lepre, Roberta Bertolini, Silvia Mariani, Cesare Colosimo…
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:161
  30. In pediatric radiotherapy treatment planning of abdominal tumors, dose constraints to the pancreatic tail/spleen are applied to reduce late toxicity. In this study, an analysis of inter- and intrafraction moti...

    Authors: Fasco Van Ommen, Gaelle A.T. le Quellenec, Mirjam E. Willemsen-Bosman, Max M. van Noesel, Marry M. van den Heuvel-Eibrink, Enrica Seravalli, Petra S. Kroon and Geert O. Janssens
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:160
  31. The present study identified survival and progression-free rates and evaluated prognostic factors for IVB stage cervical cancer in patients that presented with synchronous oligometastases (sync-oligometastases...

    Authors: Junyun Li, Ying Wang, Lanqing Huo, Xiaodan Huang, Liu Shi, Lin Huang, Kai Chen and Xinping Cao
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:159
  32. The goal of this study was to obtain maximum allowed shift deviations from planning position in six degrees of freedom (DOF), that can serve as threshold values in surface guided radiation therapy (SGRT) of br...

    Authors: Tim-Oliver Sauer, Wilhelm Stillkrieg, Oliver J. Ott, Rainer Fietkau and Christoph Bert
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:158
  33. Setup reproducibility of the tissue in the proton beam path is critical in maintaining the planned clinical target volume (CTV) dose coverage and sparing the organs at risk (OAR). In this study, we retrospecti...

    Authors: Yixiu Kang, Martin Bues, Michele Y. Halyard, Lisa A. McGee, Tamara Z. Vern-Gross, William W. Wong, Sameer R. Keole, Carlos Vargas, Sarah E. James, Safia K. Ahmed, James P. Archuleta, Ana K. Ridgway, Pedro R. Lara and Mirek Fatyga
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:157
  34. This study evaluated the treatment outcomes of spine stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) in sarcoma patients.

    Authors: Eunji Kim, Mi-Sook Kim, Eun Kyung Paik, Ung-Kyu Chang and Chang-Bae Kong
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:156

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  35. To investigate the frequency of temporal lobe necrosis (TLN) soon after radiotherapy (RT) and identify differences among patients with various types of head and neck cancer (HNC) and between different RT methods.

    Authors: Chi-Hung Liu, Chien-Yu Lin, Bing-Shen Huang, Yi-Chia Wei, Ting-Yu Chang, Chih-Hua Yeh, Pi-Shan Sung, Jian-Lin Jiang, Li-Ying Lin, Joseph Tung-Chieh Chang and Kang-Hsing Fan
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:155
  36. Definitive radiotherapy (RT) is an alternative to radical cystectomy for select patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer (MIBC); however, there is limited data on dose-painted RT approaches. We report the ...

    Authors: Inmaculada Navarro-Domenech, Shinthujah Arulanantham, Zhihui Amy Liu, Michael Tjong, Vickie Kong, Victor Malkov, Tony Tadic, Neil Fleshner, Girish Kulkarni, Alexandre R Zlotta, Charles Catton, Alejandro Berlin, Srikala Sridhar, Di (Maria) Jiang, Peter Chung and Srinivas Raman
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:154
  37. To explore the application of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the evaluation of radiation-induced sinusitis (RIS), MRI-based scoring system was used to evaluate the development regularity, characteristics ...

    Authors: Wenya Zheng, Tao Yan, Dongjiao Liu, Geng Chen, Yingjuan Wen, Xiuli Rao, Yizhe Wang, Huijuan Zheng, Jiahong Yang and Hua Peng
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:153
  38. Carbon ion radiotherapy (C-ion RT) for chordomas has been gradually performed in several research centres. This study aimed to systematically review the results of clinical reports from these institutions and ...

    Authors: Meng Dong, Ruifeng Liu, Qiuning Zhang, Dandan Wang, Hongtao Luo, Yuhang Wang, Junru Chen, Yuhong Ou and Xiaohu Wang
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:152
  39. In patients with nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC), radiation-induced temporal lobe injury (TLI) is the most dreaded late-stage complication following radiation therapy (RT). We currently lack a definitive algorithm...

    Authors: Ying Guan, Bin-Bin Yu, Shuai Liu, Han-Ying Luo and Shi-Ting Huang
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:151
  40. Definitive radiotherapy plus concurrent chemotherapy has been a standard treatment for esophagus patients who are unfit to undergo surgery. However, there are a variety of concurrent chemotherapy regimens with...

    Authors: Hui Jiang, Kanjiebubi Makelike, Baoqing Chen, Mian Xi, Qiaoqiao Li, Yonghong Hu and Yujia Zhu
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:150
  41. This study aims to validate the effectiveness of linear regression for motion prediction of internal organs or tumors on 2D cine-MR and to present an online gating signal prediction scheme that can improve the...

    Authors: Yang Li, Zhenjiang Li, Jian Zhu, Baosheng Li, Huazhong Shu and Di Ge
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:149
  42. Target volume definition for curative radiochemotherapy in head and neck cancer is crucial since the predominant recurrence pattern is local. Additional diagnostic imaging like MRI is increasingly used, yet it...

    Authors: Kerstin Clasen, Marcel Nachbar, Sergios Gatidis, Daniel Zips, Daniela Thorwarth and Stefan Welz
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:148
  43. Volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) for locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC) has emerged as a promising technique, but the planning process can be time-consuming and dependent on planner expertise. We aim...

    Authors: Kouta Hirotaki, Kento Tomizawa, Shunsuke Moriya, Hajime Oyoshi, Vijay Raturi, Masashi Ito and Takeji Sakae
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:147
  44. The interest in MR-only workflows is growing with the introduction of artificial intelligence in the synthetic CT generators converting MR images into CT images. The aim of this study was to evaluate several c...

    Authors: Damien Autret, Camille Guillerminet, Alban Roussel, Erwan Cossec-Kerloc’h and Stéphane Dufreneix
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:146
  45. Adaptive radiotherapy (ART) was introduced in the late 1990s to improve the accuracy and efficiency of therapy and minimize radiation-induced toxicities. ART combines multiple tools for imaging, assessing the ...

    Authors: Hefei Liu, David Schaal, Heather Curry, Ryan Clark, Anthony Magliari, Patrick Kupelian, Deepak Khuntia and Sushil Beriwal
    Citation: Radiation Oncology 2023 18:144

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