Purpose/Objective(s): To compare the uncertainties of 3D dose distributions, caused by the geometrical uncertainty of patient setup, in IMRT, VMAT, and proton plans for post-prostatectomy treatment. To test the effectiveness of a common margin recipe in these three types of treatment plans.
American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 52nd Annual Meeting October 31 - November 4, San Diego, CA
Cui, Y.; Harrison, A. S.; Studenski, M T.; Showalter, T. N.; Deasy, J. O.; Yu, Y.; Galvin, J. M.; and Xiao, Y.
"Uncertainty and Margin Study for IMRT, VMAT, and Proton Beam Therapy for Treatment After Radical Prostatectomy,"
Bodine Journal: Vol. 3
, Article 26.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/bodinejournal/vol3/iss1/26