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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Rucinski, Antoni; Brons, Stephan; Richter, Daniel; Habl, Gregor; Debus, Jürgen; Bert, Christoph; Haberer, Thomas; Jäkel, Oliver 
Title:
Ion therapy of prostate cancer: daily rectal dose reduction by application of spacer gel. 
Abstract:
Ion beam therapy represents a promising approach to treat prostate cancer, mainly due to its high conformity and radiobiological effectiveness. However, the presence of prostate motion, patient positioning and range uncertainties may deteriorate target dose and increase exposure of organs at risk. Spacer gel injected between prostate and rectum may increase the safety of prostate cancer (PC) radiation therapy by separating the rectum from the target dose field. The dosimetric impact of the appli...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Radiat Oncol 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
10 
Pages contribution:
56 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für RadioOnkologie und Strahlentherapie