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Strahlentherapie und Onkologie

, Volume 186, Issue 10, pp 531-534

The German S3 Guideline Prostate Cancer

Aspects for the Radiation Oncologist
  • Frederik WenzAffiliated withDepartment of Radiotherapy and Radiooncology, University Medicine Mannheim, University of HeidelbergKlinik für Strahlentherapie und Radioonkologie, Universitätsmedizin Mannheim Email author 
  • , Thomas MartinAffiliated withGroup Practice for Radiotherapy and Radiooncology
  • , Dirk BöhmerAffiliated withDepartment of Radiotherapy, Charité – University Medicine Berlin, Campus Virchow Clinic
  • , Stefan MartensAffiliated withDepartment of Urology, Marien-Krankenhaus Bergisch
  • , Felix SedlmayerAffiliated withDepartment of Radiotherapy and Radiooncology, Salzburger Landeskliniken
  • , Manfred WirthAffiliated withDepartment of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus
  • , Kurt MillerAffiliated withDepartment of Urology, Charité – University Medicine
  • , Axel HeidenreichAffiliated withDepartment of Urology, University Hospital Aachen
  • , Mark SchraderAffiliated withDepartment of Urology, University Hospital Ulm
    • , Wolfgang HinkelbeinAffiliated withDepartment of Radiotherapy and Radiooncology, University Medicine Mannheim, University of HeidelbergDepartment of Radiotherapy, Charité – University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin
    • , Thomas WiegelAffiliated withDepartment of Radiotherapy and Radiooncology, University Medicine Mannheim, University of HeidelbergDepartment of Radiotherapy and Radiooncology, University Hospital Ulm

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Abstract

This report summarizes the relevant aspects of the S3 guideline prostate cancer for the radiation oncologist. Treatment decision and dose prescription are discussed, as well as technical performance of external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy. The relevant literature is cited to allow an overview of the current recommendations.

Key Words

Prostate cancer Radiation oncology German S3 guideline

Die deutsche S3-Leitlinie Prostatakarzinom. Radioonkologische Aspekte

Zusammenfassung

Dieser Bericht fasst die relevanten Aspekte der S3-Leitlinie Prostatakarzinom für den Strahlentherapeuten zusammen. Indikationsstellung und Dosisverschreibung werden ebenso diskutiert wie die technische Durchführung der perkutanen Bestrahlung und die Brachytherapie. Die relevante Literatur gibt einen Überblick über die aktuellen Empfehlungen.

Schlüsselwörter

Prostatakarzinom Strahlentherapie Deutsche S3-Leitlinie