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Acute toxicity of craniospinal irradiation with volumetric-modulated arc therapy in children with solid tumors.

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Summary of "Acute toxicity of craniospinal irradiation with volumetric-modulated arc therapy in children with solid tumors."

Craniospinal irradiation (CSI) is an important part of curative radiation therapy (RT) for many types of pediatric brain or solid tumors. After conventional CSI, long term survivors may experience sequelae due to unintended dose to normal tissue. Volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) CSI reduces off-target doses at the cost of greater complexity and error risk, and we describe our initial experience in a group of pediatric patients with solid tumors presenting with disseminated or recurrent disease.

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Name: Pediatric blood & cancer
ISSN: 1545-5017
Pages: e27050

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