External beam adaptive radiation therapy (ART) on a conventional medical accelerator

John Wong, Di Yan, David Lockman, Don Brabbins, Frank Vicini, Alvaro Martinez

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The advent of inverse planning and IMRT has allowed the delivery of radiation dose that conforms tightly to the target but which falls off sharply to minimize irradiation of surrounding structures. The exquisite dose distributions, however, have their misgivings as they often lure the clinicians into prescribing a smaller treatment margin which may not be valid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationImage-Guided IMRT
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)354020511X, 9783540205111
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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