Which Margin Should Be Added to the GTV?

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Abstract

During the past decennium, precision of radiotherapy treatment has increased with the implementation of highly-conformal radiotherapy techniques. The steep dose gradients of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) demand precisely defined target volumes and margins.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity Hospitals LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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