Essays about: "prostate cancer"

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    University essay from

    Author : Anna Lindström; [2021-05-10]
    Keywords : Medical physics; Multi-criteria optimization; Pareto front; volumetric modulated arc therapy; head and neck cancer; prostate cancer;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose with this study was to compare multi-criteria optimization (MCO) for volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) treatment plans in two different treatment planning systems. Theory: When performing treatment planning prior to radiation therapy it is important to prioritize between absorbed dose to target and absorbed dose to organs at risk (OAR). READ MORE

  2. 2. Quality assurance of a radiotherapy registry

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för fysik

    Author : Linnea Sandberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Radiotherapy; Treatment Planning System; Quality Assurance; Information Network for Cancer Care; INCA;

    Abstract : The radiotherapy clinics in Sweden have been without a functioning national platform consisting of dose data from patients undergoing radiotherapy. A national collaboration between clinics will improve the quality of radiotherapy since clinics will be able to compare dose data from treatment plans between clinics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Feasibility of adaptive SBRT of prostate cancer: Investigating uncertainties in AI-driven and CBCT-guided online adaptive radiotherapy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sjukhusfysikerutbildningen

    Author : Sevgi Emin; [2020]
    Keywords : Medicine and Health Sciences;

    Abstract : Purpose: Recent developments in external radiotherapy and its utilization with artificial in- telligence (AI) enables advanced treatment plans for a range of different disease sites. By adapting to the anatomy of the day, target coverage can be ensured while sparing more healthy tissue. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impact of MLC shape smoothing on VMAT plan complexity and agreement between planned and delivered dose

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sjukhusfysikerutbildningen

    Author : Linnéa Strandell; [2020]
    Keywords : Medicine and Health Sciences;

    Abstract : Background/Purpose: The aperture shape controller (ASC) was introduced in the Eclipse treatment planning system to reduce plan complexity by counteracting irregular multileaf collimator (MLC) shapes. This should lead to decreased difference between the planned and measured dose distribution. READ MORE

  5. 5. Classication of survival data by comparison of survival functions : an application to prostate cancer registry data

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Tillämpad matematik och statistik

    Author : Alexander Christiansson; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

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