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Guidelines for the Delineation of Primary Tumor Target Volume in Prostate Cancer

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In recent years, the use of intensity-modulated RT (IMRT) and image-guided RT (IGRT) has increased worldwide. These techniques are highly conformal and the target should be more precise. Therefore, target determination and delineation is crucial in the management of prostate cancer with modern radiotherapy techniques. In this chapter, we will briefly explain the current guidelines for the delineation of primary target volume in prostate cancer.

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  • Prostate cancer
  • Radiotherapy
  • Target delineation

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Yazici, G., Sari, S.Y., Hurmuz, P., Gultekin, M., Akyol, F., Ozyigit, G. (2017). Guidelines for the Delineation of Primary Tumor Target Volume in Prostate Cancer. In: Ozyigit, G., Selek, U. (eds) Principles and Practice of Urooncology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56114-1_14

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