Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) and Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)

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Abstract

Computed tomography (CT)-based planning utilizing conformal techniques is the standard of care for NSCLC and SCLC. Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT) and intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) both involve the utilization of a number of beam angles and the generation of a dosevolume histogram.

Keywords

Small Cell Lung Cancer Plan Target Volume Clinical Target Volume Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Gross Tumor Volume 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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