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ALLMedicine™ Breast Radiation Therapy Center

Research & Reviews  347 results

Verification of field match lines in whole breast radiation therapy using cherenkov ima...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2021.04.013
Radiotherapy and Oncology : Journal of the European Socie... Hachadorian R, Farwell C et. al.

Apr 23rd, 2021 - In mono-isocentric radiation therapy treatment plans designed to treat the whole breastand supraclavicular lymph nodes, the fields meet at isocenter, forming the match line. Insufficient coverage at the match line can lead to recurrence and overla...

Feasibility of Breast Radiation Therapy Video Education Combined With Standard Radiatio...
https://doi.org/10.1188/21.ONF.279-290
Oncology Nursing Forum; Pembroke M, Bradley J et. al.

Apr 15th, 2021 - To determine the feasibility of incorporating a brief animated educational video shown during the radiation therapy (RT) consultation appointment for patients with breast cancer and to collect preliminary quality-of-life data. 20 participants with...

Radiation Oncologists' Views on Breast Radiation Therapy Guidelines: Utilizing an Onlin...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clbc.2021.02.010
Clinical Breast Cancer; Hsieh K, Housri N et. al.

Apr 5th, 2021 - Poor adherence to the 2011 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) evidence-based guideline on whole-breast irradiation (WBI) has been reported. We utilized theMednet to assess the views of the updated 2018 guideline among radiation oncolo...

Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) With Simultaneously Integrated Boost Short...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2020.12.005
International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Phy... Hörner-Rieber J, Forster T et. al.

Dec 15th, 2020 - In the modern era, improvements in radiation therapy techniques have paved the way for simultaneous integrated boost irradiation in adjuvant breast radiation therapy after breast conservation surgery. Nevertheless, randomized trials supporting the...

Per-fraction positional and dosimetric performance of prone breast tangential radiother...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7648956
Radiation Oncology (London, England); Yoon SW, Taunk NK et. al.

Nov 8th, 2020 - This study investigates daily breast geometry and delivered dose to prone-positioned patients undergoing tangential whole breast radiation therapy (WBRT) on an O-ring linear accelerator with 6X flattening filter free mode (6X-FFF), planned with el...

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Guidelines  9 results

Radiation therapy for the whole breast: Executive summary of an American Society for Radiati...
https://www.practicalradonc.org/article/S1879-8500(18)30051-1/abstract?code=prro-site
Benjamin D. Smith

May 31st, 2018 - This guideline will replace the original ASTRO guideline on this topic that was published in 2011 in light of the considerable new evidence that has accumulated in the intervening years. The guideline will cover five key questions regarding whole.

Margins for Breast-Conserving Surgery With Whole Breast Irradiation in Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
http://ascopubs.org/doi/full/10.1200/JCO.2016.68.3573
Monica Morrow

Nov 19th, 2016 - The use of a 2 mm margin as the standard for an adequate margin in DCIS treated with WBRT is associated with low rates of IBTR and has the potential to decrease re-excision rates, improve cosmetic outcome, and decrease health care costs. Clinical.

Postmastectomy radiotherapy guideline update
https://www.practicalradonc.org/article/S1879-8500(16)30159-X/pdf?code=prro-site
Abram Recht

Aug 30th, 2016 - This update to the ASCO guideline on use of postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) focuses on key areas of ongoing controversy, including the use of PMRT for patient with one to three positive lymph nodes or who are undergoing neoadjuvant systemic the.

Vessel based delineation guidelines for the elective lymph node regions in breast cance...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2014.11.008
Radiotherapy and Oncology : Journal of the European Socie... Verhoeven K, Weltens C et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2014 - A national project to improve the quality of breast radiation therapy was started, named PROCAB (PROject on CAncer of the Breast). One of the objectives was to reach a national consensus guideline for the delineation of the regional lymph node are...

Consensus guideline on margins for breast-conserving surgery with whole-breast irradiation i...
https://www.redjournal.org/article/S0360-3016(13)03315-4/pdf
Meena S. Moran

May 9th, 2014 - This collaborative guideline considers several questions related to defining margins for patients who have reached breast-conserving surgery and whole breast irradiation. It delineates when margins are positive and the necessary width to consider.

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Clinicaltrials.gov  383 results

Verification of field match lines in whole breast radiation therapy using cherenkov ima...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2021.04.013
Radiotherapy and Oncology : Journal of the European Socie... Hachadorian R, Farwell C et. al.

Apr 23rd, 2021 - In mono-isocentric radiation therapy treatment plans designed to treat the whole breastand supraclavicular lymph nodes, the fields meet at isocenter, forming the match line. Insufficient coverage at the match line can lead to recurrence and overla...

Feasibility of Breast Radiation Therapy Video Education Combined With Standard Radiatio...
https://doi.org/10.1188/21.ONF.279-290
Oncology Nursing Forum; Pembroke M, Bradley J et. al.

Apr 15th, 2021 - To determine the feasibility of incorporating a brief animated educational video shown during the radiation therapy (RT) consultation appointment for patients with breast cancer and to collect preliminary quality-of-life data. 20 participants with...

Radiation Oncologists' Views on Breast Radiation Therapy Guidelines: Utilizing an Onlin...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clbc.2021.02.010
Clinical Breast Cancer; Hsieh K, Housri N et. al.

Apr 5th, 2021 - Poor adherence to the 2011 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) evidence-based guideline on whole-breast irradiation (WBI) has been reported. We utilized theMednet to assess the views of the updated 2018 guideline among radiation oncolo...

Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) With Simultaneously Integrated Boost Short...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2020.12.005
International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Phy... Hörner-Rieber J, Forster T et. al.

Dec 15th, 2020 - In the modern era, improvements in radiation therapy techniques have paved the way for simultaneous integrated boost irradiation in adjuvant breast radiation therapy after breast conservation surgery. Nevertheless, randomized trials supporting the...

Per-fraction positional and dosimetric performance of prone breast tangential radiother...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7648956
Radiation Oncology (London, England); Yoon SW, Taunk NK et. al.

Nov 8th, 2020 - This study investigates daily breast geometry and delivered dose to prone-positioned patients undergoing tangential whole breast radiation therapy (WBRT) on an O-ring linear accelerator with 6X flattening filter free mode (6X-FFF), planned with el...

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News  15 results

Radiation Therapy Cuts Recurrence in 'Good Risk' DCIS
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/903763

Oct 21st, 2018 - Patients with low-risk ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are unlikely to experience disease recurrence following breast conservation surgery, but radiation therapy can reduce that small risk even further. New findings presented at the American Socie...

Boost dose pays off long term after surgery, WBRT for DCIS
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/115063/breast-cancer/boost-dose-pays-long-term-after-surgery-wbrt-dcis
Neil Osterweil

Oct 5th, 2016 - BOSTON – Adding a boost dose after surgery and whole-breast radiation therapy (WBRT) for ductal carcinoma in situ offers a small but significant reduction in long-term risk of same-breast recurrence, according to results of a multicenter study. An.

MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy Modernizes Breast Conservation Methods
https://www.onclive.com/publications/oncology-live/2016/vol-17-no-18/mriguided-radiation-therapy-modernizes-breast-conservation-methods

Sep 25th, 2016 - Bethany Anderson, MD Assistant Professor University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center Madison, WI Radiation therapy has been clearly shown to reduce the risk for in-breast tumor recurrence (IBTR) after breast conserving surgery.1 Additionally, th...

Guidelines: No ink on tumor is adequate surgical margin for early-stage breast cancer
https://www.mdedge.com/hematology-oncology/article/80349/breast-cancer/guidelines-no-ink-tumor-adequate-surgical-margin/page/0/1

Feb 12th, 2014 - In additional findings, there was no evidence that wider margins beyond no ink on tumor are indicated in patients having more aggressive biological subtypes of breast cancer, invasive lobular carcinoma, or tumors with an extensive intraductal comp.

Radiotherapy can be omitted for many older breast cancer patients
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/79377/breast-cancer/radiotherapy-can-be-omitted-many-older-breast-cancer
Bruce Jancin

Dec 12th, 2013 - SAN ANTONIO – Avoiding whole-breast radiation therapy is a reasonable – and even attractive – option for many older women with early-stage breast cancer, according to the results of the Postoperative Radiotherapy in Minimum-Risk Elderly (PRIME II).

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