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Topics & Issues in NSCLC Radiation Therapy

Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation (PCI)
Radiation Sensitizers
Respiratory Gating

Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation

High Risk of Brain Metastases In Surgically Staged IIIA NSCLC Patients Treated with Surgery, Chemotherapy and Radiation (PubMed)
Abstract of a retrospective review of the records of 177 patients with surgically staged IIIA (N2) NSCLC that investigated the patterns of recurrence. In the study population, the brain was the most common site of failure and thus, recommendation is made for future studies that focus on prophylaxis of brain metastases as a method for improving outcome in patients with stage III NSCLC. [3/05]

Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation (PCI) & NSCLC - Recent MEDLINE Abstracts

Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation (PCI) & NSCLC - Clinical Trials (ClinicalTrials.gov)



Radiation Sensitizers

Adjunctive RSR13 Improves Outcomes in Locally Advanced NSCLC (Doctor's Guide)
Reports on the results of a trial involving 47 patients with locally advanced, inoperable lung cancer that showed adjunctive use of a radiation-sensitizing agent (RSR13) led to an unexpectedly high response rate to induction chemotherapy and radiation therapy. [05/01]

Radiation Sensitizers - Recent MEDLINE Abstracts



Respiratory Gating

Respiratory Gating - Recent MEDLINE Abstracts




 

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