Dosimetric comparison of left-sided whole-breast irradiation with 3DCRT, forward-planned IMRT, inverse-planned IMRT, helical tomotherapy, and volumetric arc therapy


HACIİSLAMOĞLU E. , Colak F. , CANYILMAZ E. , DIRICAN B., GURDALLI S., YILMAZ A. H. , ...More

PHYSICA MEDICA-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL PHYSICS, vol.31, no.4, pp.360-367, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2015.02.005
  • Title of Journal : PHYSICA MEDICA-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL PHYSICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.360-367
  • Keywords: Breast cancer, Contralateral breast, Intensity modulated radiotherapy, Helical tomotherapy, Volumetric arc therapy, INTENSITY-MODULATED RADIOTHERAPY, 20-YEAR FOLLOW-UP, CONTRALATERAL BREAST, RADIATION-THERAPY, RANDOMIZED-TRIAL, 2ND PRIMARY, RADICAL-MASTECTOMY, BEAM IRRADIATION, INTACT BREAST, PHOTON BEAMS

Abstract

Purpose: This study evaluated the dose distribution and homogeneity of four different types of intensitymodulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in comparison with standard wedged tangential-beam three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3DCRT) of the left breast in patients who had undergone lumpectomy. Materials and methods: Five radiotherapy treatment plans, including 3DCRT, forward-planned IMRT (for-IMRT), inverse IMRT (inv-IMRT), helical tomotherapy (HT) and volumetric-modulated arc therapy (VMAT), were created for 15 consecutive patients.