Radiotherapy

Some articles on radiotherapy:

Somatic Evolution In Cancer - Somatic Evolution in Therapeutic Resistance - Resistance To Radiotherapy
... Resistance to radiotherapy is also commonly observed ... of malignant tissue before and after radiotherapy have not been done to identify genetic and epigenetic changes selected by exposure to radiation ... of cancer stem cells after therapy or if radiotherapy selects for an alteration that keeps the glioma cells in the stem cell state ...
Tomotherapy - General Principles
... In general, radiation therapy (or radiotherapy) has developed with a strong reliance on homogeneity of dose throughout the tumor ... should the patients anatomy change due to weight loss or tumor shrinkage (adaptive radiotherapy) ... stereotactic radiosurgery(SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) are some examples of treatments commonly performed using TomoTherapy ...
External Beam Radiotherapy
... External beam radiotherapy or teletherapy is the most common form of radiotherapy ... In contrast to internal radiotherapy (brachytherapy), in which the radiation source is inside the body, external beam radiotherapy directs the radiation at the tumour ... X-ray and electron beams are by far the most widely used sources for external beam radiotherapy, a small number of centers operate experimental and pilot programs employing ...
Radiation Treatment Planning - Forward Planning
... Forward planning is a technique used in external-beam radiotherapy to produce a treatment plan ... oncologist places beams into a radiotherapy treatment planning system which can deliver sufficient radiation to a tumour while both sparing critical organs ... This type of planning is used for the majority of external-beam radiotherapy treatments, but is only sufficiently adept to handle relatively simple cases—cases in which the tumour has a simple shape and is ...