Adaptive margin radiotherapy for patients with prostate carcinoma: what's the benefit?

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  • External authors:
  • Marie A D Haverkort
  • Jeroen B van de Kamer
  • Bradley R Pieters
  • Caro C E Koning
  • Marcel van Herk
  • Geertjan van Tienhoven


With daily portal images and repeated CT scans from 20 patients with gold markers (GM) an adaptive margin radiotherapy strategy (AMRT) was simulated and compared to traditional bony anatomy (BA) and standard GM verification protocols. AMRT is comparable with BA. GM protocols are superior.

Bibliographical metadata

Original languageEnglish
JournalRadiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012