Mitchell Kamrava; Jean-Claude Rwigema; Melody Chung; Robyn Banerjee; Jason Wang; Michael Steinberg; David Jeffrey Demanes;
Publisher: Termedia Sp. z.o.o.
Purpose: To determine predictors of distant metastases (DM) in prostate cancer patients treated with high dose rate brachytherapy boost (HDR-B) and external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). Material and methods: From 1991 to 2002, 768 men with localized prostate cancer we...
Joanna Kowal; Anna Markiewicz; Magdalena Dębicka-Kumela; Anna Bogdali; Bożena Romanowska-Dixon;
Publisher: Termedia Publishing House
Purpose The aim of the study was an evaluation of I-125 brachytherapy patients with uveal melanoma with special consideration for the relationship of the treatment results and the irradiation dose applied to the tumor apex.
Cervical cancer (CC) is a neoplasm with great potential for prevention, but it is still an important public health problem in most developing countries. No significant difference is found in the literature between intracavitary high-dose-rate (HDR) and low-dose-rate (LD...
Purpose Few studies have compared the implant quality of linked and loose seeds for prostate brachytherapy. This study aimed to evaluate and compare plan reproducibility of intraoperatively built custom linked seeds and loose seeds for prostate brachytherapy.