Hodgkin Lymphoma

  • Bradford S. Hoppe
  • Richard T. Hoppe
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Table 1

ILROG planning definitions for ISRT in lymphoma (Specht et al. 2013; Illidge 2014)



Gross tumor volume (GTV)

Pre-chemotherapy/surgery GTV (GTVp)

Contains gross tumor volume as identified on diagnostic imaging prior to chemotherapy and/or surgery

Post-chemotherapy/surgery GTV (GTVr)

Contains gross tumor volume as identified on diagnostic and/or planning imaging after management with chemotherapy and/or surgery

No prior treatment GTV (GTV)

Contains gross tumor volume identified on diagnostic and/or planning imaging in the absence of prior chemotherapy or surgery (e.g., in the case of primary or salvage RT)

Clinical target volume (CTV)

Contains entire post-chemotherapy/surgery or “no prior treatment” GTV

Generally contains pre-chemotherapy/surgery GTV (unless volume is unable to be safely treating in its entirety)

Excludes extent of pre-chemotherapy/surgery GTV that displaced normal, uninvolved tissue (bone, organs, muscles, etc.) prior to...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of FloridaJacksonvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyStanford UniversityPalo Alto, StanfordUSA

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