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Multileaf Collimation Cardiac Shielding in Breast Radiotherapy: Cardiac Doses are Reduced, But at What Cost?

Bartlett, FR, Yarnold, JR, Donovan, EM, Evans, PM, Locke, I and Kirby, AM (2013) Multileaf Collimation Cardiac Shielding in Breast Radiotherapy: Cardiac Doses are Reduced, But at What Cost? Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol), 25 (12). pp. 690-696.

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Abstract

To measure cardiac tissue doses in left-sided breast cancer patients receiving supine tangential field radiotherapy with multileaf collimation (MLC) cardiac shielding of the heart and to assess the effect on target volume coverage.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing
Authors :
AuthorsEmailORCID
Bartlett, FRUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Yarnold, JRUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Donovan, EMUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Evans, PMUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Locke, IUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Kirby, AMUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : December 2013
Identification Number : 10.1016/j.clon.2013.09.002
Uncontrolled Keywords : Breast cancer, cardiac dose, cardiac shielding, radiotherapy, target tissue coverage
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Additional Information : NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Clinical Oncology. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Clinical Oncology, 25(12), December 2013, DOI 10.1016/j.clon.2013.09.002
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 12 Jan 2015 10:17
Last Modified : 12 Jan 2015 10:17
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/806922

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