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Image Guided Radiotherapy Workflow for Localized Prostate Cancer : A
Hybrid Solution for A Better Therapeutic Outcome
Authors(7) :-G. F. Acquah, P. O. Kyeremeh, C. O. Doudoo, I. Koranteng, A. Amoah, C. Edusa, K. Beecham
Image guided radiotherapy (IGRT) workflow was introduced to manage localized prostate cancer treatment by hybridizing treatment planning and dose delivering optimization. Seven main challenges were examined over a four year period with simple hybrid tailor-made solutions and workflow protocols formulated with limited resources. These techniques significantly improved the therapeutic ratio by safely reducing the large target margins and enhanced the possibility for dose escalation. However, clinical implementations were explored cautiously and a comprehensive dosimetric evaluation done to address uncertainties in workflow.
G. F. Acquah, P. O. Kyeremeh, C. O. Doudoo, I. Koranteng, A. Amoah, C. Edusa, K. Beecham
Image Guided Radiation Therapy, Prostate Cancer, Workflow Protocol, Image Fusion.
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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 8 | May-June 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-06-30
License: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 317-321
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1845470
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
G. F. Acquah, P. O. Kyeremeh, C. O. Doudoo, I. Koranteng, A. Amoah, C. Edusa, K. Beecham, "Image Guided Radiotherapy Workflow for Localized Prostate Cancer : A
Hybrid Solution for A Better Therapeutic Outcome", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 8, pp.317-321, May-June-2018.
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