Trends in intensity modulated radiation therapy use for locally advanced rectal cancer at National Comprehensive Cancer Network centers

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Reyngold, Marsha; Niland, Joyce; ter Veer, Anna; Bekaii-Saab, Tanios; Lai, Lily; Meyer, Joshua E.; Nurkin, Steven J.; Schrag, Deborah; Skibber, John M.; Benson, Al B.; Weiser, Martin R.; Crane, Christopher H.; Goodman, Karyn A.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Advances in Radiation Oncology,volume 3,issue 1,pages34-41 (issn: 2452-1094, eissn: 2452-1094)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2017.10.001, pmc: PMC5856979
  • Subject: Gastrointestinal Cancer | RC254-282 | R895-920 | Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine | Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens
    mesheuropmc: therapeutics

Purpose: Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) has been rapidly incorporated into clinical practice because of its technological advantages over 3-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (CRT). We characterized trends in IMRT utilization in trimodality treatment ... View more
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