Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
Patients undergo CT simulation in the treatment position with both arms extended above their head using an Alpha Cradle or breast board immobilization; IV contrast is not necessary. In cases where the patient has an intact breast, wires are placed around the borders of the breast on the patient’s skin prior to scanning. Patients are scanned from the cricoid through 5 cm below the clinically marked inferior port edge. The entire lung must be included.
KeywordsBody Rotation IMRT Plan Tangential Field Surface Registration IMRT Treatment
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