Particle therapy for non-small cell lung tumors: Where do we stand? A systematic review of the literature

Krista Wink, Erik Roelofs, Timothy Solberg, Liyong Lin, Charles B. Simone, Annika Jakobi, Christian Richter, Philippe Lambin, Esther G C Troost

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Abstract

This review article provides a systematic overview of the currently available evidence on the clinical effectiveness of particle therapy for the treatment of NSCLC and summarizes findings of in silico comparative planning studies. Furthermore, technical issues and dosimetric uncertainties with respect to thoracic pa rticle therapy are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number292
JournalFrontiers in Oncology
Volume4
Issue numberOCT
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

Keywords

  • 3D-CRT
  • C-ion
  • IMPT
  • IMRT
  • NSCLC
  • PBS
  • PSPT
  • Photon
  • Proton
  • Radiotherapy
  • SBRT

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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    Wink, K., Roelofs, E., Solberg, T., Lin, L., Simone, C. B., Jakobi, A., Richter, C., Lambin, P., & Troost, E. G. C. (2014). Particle therapy for non-small cell lung tumors: Where do we stand? A systematic review of the literature. Frontiers in Oncology, 4(OCT), [292]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2014.00292