The value of hybrid interstitial tandem and ring applicators for organ at risk dose reduction in small volume cervical cancer.

The value of hybrid interstitial tandem and ring applicators for organ at risk dose reduction in small volume cervical cancer. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2020 Feb;12(1):12-16 Authors: Crossley N, Tipton C, Meier T, Sudhoff M, Kharofa J Abstract Purpose: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided adaptive brachytherapy is the standard of care for cervical cancer. Hybrid intracavitary/interstitial applicators for bulky tumor (high-risk clinical target volume [HR-CTV]> 30 cc) dose escalation is recommended in the EMBRACE II trial. The value of hybrid applicators for smaller HR-CTV (
Source: Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: J Contemp Brachytherapy Source Type: research

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