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Target Volume Definition in Primary Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy

  • Dirk Böhmer
Chapter
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

The organ contouring section of this book provides a summary of the available evidence on prostate cancer target volume definition. The reader will find comprehensive data supporting the extension of the clinical target volume beyond the prostate for patients with risk factors such as a high pre-treatment PSA value or a high Gleason score. Furthermore the necessity to adapt planning target volume margins according to the applied treatment technique and verification method is elaborated.

Keywords

Seminal Vesicle Planning Target Volume National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Target Volume Seminal Vesicle Invasion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyCharité University MedicineBerlinGermany

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